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USENIX Windows NT Workshop, 1997

The USENIX Windows NT Workshop 1997
August 11-13, 1997
Seattle, Washington, USA

For available slide presentations, please see Presentations Given at the Workshop.

Monday, August 11, 1997

Opening Remarks
Michael B. Jones, Microsoft Research and Ed Lazowska, University of Washington

Keynote Address:
Windows NT to the Max - Just How Far Can It Scale Up
Jim Gray, Microsoft Bay Area Research Center

Mangling Executables

Instrumentation and Optimization of Win32/Intel Executables Using Etch
Ted Romer, Geoff Voelker, Dennis Lee, Alec Wolman, Wayne Wong, Hank Levy, and Brian Bershad, University of Washington, Brad Chen, Harvard University

DIGITAL FX!32 - Running 32-Bit x86 Applications on Alpha NT
Anton Chernoff and Ray Hookway, Digital Equipment Corporation

Spike: An Optimizer for Alpha/NT Executables
Robert Cohn, David Goodwin, P. Geoffrey Lowney, and Norman Rubin, Digital Equipment Corporation

Improving Instruction Locality with Just-in-Time Code Layout
J. Bradley Chen and Bradley D. D. Leupen, Harvard University

Tutorial Session: Available Tools - A Guided Tour of the Win32 SDK, Windows NT Resource Kit, VTune, etc.
K. Sridharan, Intel
Louis Kahn, Microsoft

Driver Tricks

The RTX Real-Time Subsystem for Windows NT
Bill Carpenter, Mark Roman, Nick Vasilatos, and Myron Zimmerman, VenturCom, Inc.

A Scheduling Scheme for Network Saturated NT Multiprocessors
Joergen Svaerke Hansen and Eric Jul, University of Copenhagen (DIKU)

Coordinated Thread Scheduling for Workstation Clusters Under Windows NT
Matt Buchanan and Andrew A. Chien, University of Illinois

Creating User-Mode Device Drivers with a Proxy
Galen C. Hunt, University of Rochester

Panel Session: Do You Need Source?
Thorsten von Eicken, Cornell University (moderator)
Margo I. Seltzer, Harvard University
Werner Vogels, Cornell University
P. Geoffrey Lowney, Digital Equipment Corp.
Nick Vasilatos, VenturCom, Inc.
Brian Bershad, University of Washington

Tuesday, August 12, 1997

Keynote Address: What a Tangled Mess! Untangling User-Visible Complexity in Windows Systems
Rob Short, Microsoft Corporation


Measuring Windows NT - Possibilities and Limitations
Yasuhiro Endo and Margo I. Seltzer, Harvard University

Delivery of High Quality Uncompressed Video over ATM to Windows NT Desktop
Sherali Zeadally, University of Southern California

Dreams in a Nutshell
Steven Sommer, Microsoft Research Institute, Macquarie University, Australia

Adding Response Time Measurement of CIFS File Server Performance to NetBench
Karl L. Swartz, Network Appliance

Invited Talks and Panel: Building Distributed Applications - CORBA and DCOM
Carl Hewett, MIT (moderator)
Peter de Jong, Hewlett Packard
Nat Brown, Microsoft

Distributed Systems

Brazos: A Third Generation DSM System
Evan Speight and John K. Bennett, Rice University

Moving the Ensemble Communication System to NT and Wolfpack
K. Birman, W. Vogels, K. Guo, M. Hayden, T. Hickey, R. Friedman, R. van Renesse, and Al. Vaysburd, Cornell University; S. Maffeis, Olsen & Associates

We're Not in Kansas Anymore

Parallel Processing with Windows NT Networks
Partha Dasgupta, Arizona State University

OPENNT: UNIX Application Portability to Windows NT via an Alternative Environment Subsystem
Stephen R. Walli, Softway Systems, Inc.

UWIN - UNIX for Windows
David G. Korn, AT&T Laboratories

Demonstrations and Posters

Implementing Security and Mobility Functions in Kernel Drivers
Yoshiyuki Tsuda, Masahiro Ishiyama, Atsushi Fukumoto, Atsushi Inoue, and Ken-ichi Yokoyama, Toshiba Corporation
Millipede: a User-Level NT-Based Distributed Shared Memory System with Thread Migration and Dynamic Run-Time Optimization of Memory References
Ayal Itzkovitz, Assaf Schuster, and Lea Shalev, Technion, Haifa
High Performance Web Servers on Windows NT: Design and Performance
James C. Hu, Irfan Pyarali, and Douglas C. Schmidt, Washington University
IntelliJuke - a Caching Jukebox-Based Storage Server
Yitzhak Birk, Uri Kareev and Mark Mokryn, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Spike: An Optimizer for Alpha/NT Exeuctables
David Goodwin and P. Geoffrey Lowney, Digital Equipment Corporation
An Open Environment for Real-Time Applications
Z. Deng, L. Zhang, and J. Liu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Wednesday, August 13, 1997

Keynote Address: Operating System Security Meets the Internet
Butler Lampson, Microsoft

Case Studies: Deep Ports
Ramu Sunkara, Oracle Corporation
Steve Fanshier, NCR Corporation, Top End Product Center

Invited Talks: Windows NT Futures
Frank Artale, Director, Windows NT Program Management, Microsoft
Felipe Cabrera, Windows NT Architect, Microsoft

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