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USENIX Technical Program - OSDI 99

Third Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation
February 22-25, 1999
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Tuesday, February 23, 1999


Automatic I/O Hint Generation Through Speculative Execution
Fay Chang, Garth A. Gibson, Carnegie Mellon University

IO-Lite: A Unified I/O Buffering and Caching System
Vivek S. Pai, Peter Druschel, Willy Zwaenepoel, Rice University

Virtual Log Based File Systems for a Programmable Disk
Randolph Y. Wang, University of California, Berkeley; Thomas E. Anderson, University of Washington, Seattle; David A. Patterson, University of California, Berkeley


Resource Management

Resource Containers: A New Facility for Resource Management in Server Systems
Gaurav Banga, Peter Druschel, Rice University; Jeffrey C. Mogul, Western Research Laboratory, Compaq Computer Corp.

Defending Against Denial of Service Attacks in Scout
Oliver Spatscheck, University of Arizona; Larry L. Peterson, Princeton University

Self-Paging in the Nemesis Operating System
Steven M. Hand, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory


Wednesday, February 24, 1999


Tornado: Maximizing Locality and Concurrency in a Shared Memory Multiprocessor Operating System
Ben Gamsa,University of Toronto; Orran Krieger, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center; Jonathan Appavoo, Michael Stumm, University of Toronto

Interface and Execution Models in the Fluke Kernel
Bryan Ford, Mike Hibler, Jay Lepreau, Roland McGrath, Patrick Tullmann, University of Utah

Fine-Grained Dynamic Instrumentation of Commodity Operating System Kernels
Ariel Tamches, Barton P. Miller, University of Wisconsin, Madison



ETI Resource Distributor: Guaranteed Resource Allocation and Scheduling in Multimedia Systems
Miche Baker-Harvey, Equator Technologies, Inc.

A Feedback-driven Proportion Allocator for Real-Rate Scheduling
David C. Steere, Ashvin Goel, Joshua Gruenberg, Dylan McNamee, Calton Pu, Jonathan Walpole, Oregon Graduate Institute

A Comparison of Windows Driver Model Latency Performance on Windows NT and Windows 98
Erik Cota-Robles, James P. Held, Intel Architecture Labs


Distributed Systems

Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance
Miguel Castro, Barbara Liskov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Coign Automatic Distributed Partitioning System
Galen C. Hunt, Microsoft Research; Michael L. Scott, University of Rochester


Thursday, February 25, 1999

Virtual Memory

Tapeworm: High-Level Abstractions of Shared Accesses
Peter J. Keleher, University of Maryland

MultiView and Millipage - Fine-Grain Sharing in Page-Based DSMs
Ayal Itzkovitz, Assaf Schuster, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Optimizing the Idle Task and Other MMU Tricks
Cort Dougan, Paul Mackerras, Victor Yodaiken, New Mexico Institute of Technology



Logical vs. Physical File System Backup
Norman C. Hutchinson, University of British Columbia; Stephen Manley, Mike Federwisch, Guy Harris, Dave Hitz, Steven Kleiman, Sean O'Malley, Network Appliance, Inc.

The Design of a Multicast-based Distributed File System
Björn Grönvall, Assar Westerlund, Stephen Pink, Swedish Institute of Computer Science and Luleå University of Technology

Integrating Content-based Access Mechanisms with Hierarchical File Systems
Burra Gopal, Microsoft Corp; Udi Manber, University of Arizona

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