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USENIX 1994 Operating Systems Design and Implementation Proceedings

November 14-17, 1994
Monterey, California

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Tuesday, November 15

Opening Remarks, Jay Lepreau, University of Utah
Keynote Address, David Patterson, University of California, Berkeley


Lottery Scheduling: Flexible Proportional-Share Resource Management
Carl A. Waldspurger, William E. Weihl, MIT

Scheduling for Reduced CPU Energy
Mark Weiser, Brent Welch, Alan Demers, Scott Shenker, Xerox PARC

Storage Alternatives for Mobile Computers
Fred Douglis, Ramón Cáceres, AT&T Bell Laboratories; Frans Kaashoek, MIT; Kai Li, Princeton University; Brian Marsh, D.E. Shaw and Co.; Joshua A. Tauber, MIT


Opportunistic Log: Efficient Installation Reads in a Reliable Storage Server
James O'Toole, Liuba Shrira, MIT

Metadata Update Performance in File Systems
Gregory R. Ganger, Yale N. Patt, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Disk-directed I/O for MIMD Multiprocessors
David Kotz, Dartmouth College


Message-Driven Relaxed Consistency in a Software Distributed Shared Memory
Povl T. Koch, Robert J. Fowler, Eric Jul, University of Copenhagen

Software Write Detection for Distributed Shared Memory
Matthew J. Zekauskas, Wayne A. Sawdon, Brian N. Bershad, Carnegie Mellon University

The Design and Evaluation of a Shared Object System for Distributed Memory Machines
Daniel J. Scales, Monica S. Lam, Stanford University

Wednesday, November 16


PATHFINDER: A Pattern-Based Packet Classifier
Mary L. Bailey, Burra Gopal, Michael A. Pagels, Larry L. Peterson, Prasenjit Sarkar, University of Arizona

Performance Issues in Parallelized Network Protocols
Erich M. Nahum, David J. Yates, James F. Kurose, Don Towsley, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Experiences with Locking in a NUMA Multiprocessor Operating System Kernel
Ronald C. Unrau, Orran Krieger, Benjamin Gamsa, Michael Stumm, University of Toronto


HiPEC: High Performance External Virtual Memory Caching
Chao-Hsien Lee, Meng Chang Chen, Ruei-Chuan Chang, National Chiao Tung University

Implementation and Performance of Application-Controlled File Caching
Pei Cao, Edward W. Felten, Kai Li, Princeton University

A Caching Model of Operating System Kernel Functionality
David R. Cheriton, Kenneth J. Duda, Stanford University

PANEL: Radical Operating Systems Structures for Extensibility

Moderator: Paul Leach

Thursday. November 17


Distributed Filaments: Efficient Fine-Grain Parallelism on a Cluster of Workstations
Vincent W. Freeh, David K. Lowenthal, Gregory R. Andrews, University of Arizona

Integrating Coherency and Recovery in Distributed Systems
Michael J. Feeley, Jeffrey S. Chase, Vivek R. Narasayya, Henry M. Levy, University of Washington

Garbage Collection and DSM Consistency
Paulo Ferreira, Marc Shapiro, INRIA - Project SOR


Software Prefetching and Caching for Translation Lookaside Buffers
Kavita Bala, M. Frans Kaashoek, William E. Weihl, MIT

Dynamic Page Mapping Policies for Cache Conflict Resolution on Standard Hardware
Theodore H. Romer, Dennis Lee, Brian N. Bershad, University of Washington; J. Bradley Chen, Harvard University

Cooperative Caching: Using Remote Client Memory to Improve File System Performance
Michael D. Dahlin, Randolph Y. Wang, Thomas E. Anderson, David A. Patterson, University of California, Berkeley

Program Committee

Jay Lepreau, Program Chair, University of Utah
Brian Bershad, University of Washington
David Black, OSF Research Institute
Paul Leach, Microsoft Corp.
Jim Lipkis, Chorus Systémes
Karin Petersen, Xerox PARC
Larry Peterson, University of Arizona
Karsten Schwan, Georgia Institute of Technology
Michael Scott, University of Rochester
Willy Zwaenepoel, Rice University