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USENIX Technical Program - Windows NT Symposium 99

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3rd USENIX Windows NT Symposium
July 12-15, 1999
Seattle, Washington, USA


Monday, July 12

Cluster Computing

Efficient User-Level Thread Migration and Checkpointing on Windows NT Clusters
Hazim Abdel-Shafi, Evan Speight, and John K. Bennett, Rice University

High-End Workstation Compute Farms Using Windows NT
Srinivas Nimmagadda, Joshua LeVasseur, and Rumi Zahir, Intel Corporation

High-Performance Distributed Objects over System Area Networks
Alessandro Forin and Galen Hunt, Microsoft Research; Li Li, Cornell University; and Yi-Min Wang, Microsoft Research


MTEX--A Bridge for Migrating CAD Design Environment from UNIX to NT
Ty Tang, Vipul Lal, and Shesha Krishnapura, Intel Corporation

Porting Legacy Engineering Applications onto Distributed NT Systems
N. K. Allsopp, T. P. Cooper, P. Ftakas, Parallel Applications Center; and P. C. Macey, SER Systems Ltd.

Porting a User-Level Communication Architecture to NT: Experiences and Performance
Yuqun Chen, Stefanos N. Damianakis, Sanjeev Kumar, Xiang Yu, and Kai Li, Princeton University

High-Performance Systems

Windows NT in a ccNUMA System
B. Brock, G. Carpenter, E. Chiprout, E. Elnozahy, M. Dean, D. Glasco, J. Peterson, R. Rajamony, F. Rawson, R. Rockhold, and A. Zimmerman, IBM Austin Research Laboratory

The Record-Breaking Terabyte Sort on a Compaq Cluster
Samuel A. Fineberg and Pankaj Mehra, Compaq Tandem Labs

Millennium Sort: A Cluster-Based Application for Windows NT Using DCOM, River Primitives, and the Virtual Interface Architecture
Philip Buonadonna, Joshua Coates, Spencer Low, and David E. Culler, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday, July 13

Real Time and Not

CPU Reservations and Time Constraints: Implementation Experience on Windows NT
Michael B. Jones, Microsoft Research, Microsoft Corporation; and John Regehr, University of Virginia

Hard Real-time with RTX on Windows NT
Mike Cherepov and Chris Jones, VenturCom, Inc.

Higher-Order Concurrent Win32 Programming
Riccardo Pucella, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies


FIFS: A Framework for Implementing User-Mode File Systems in Windows NT
Danilo Almeida, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Detours: Binary Interception of Win32 Functions
Galen Hunt and Doug Brubacher, Microsoft Research

Evaluating Windows NT Terminal Server Performance
Alexander Ya-li Wong and Margo I. Seltzer, Harvard University


HACC: An Architecture for Cluster-Based Web Servers
Xiaolan Zhang, Michael Barrientos, J. Bradley Chen, and Margo Seltzer, Harvard University

Reducing Startup Latency in Web and Desktop Applications
Dennis Lee, Jean-Loup Baer, Brian Bershad, and Tom Anderson, University of Washington

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