Computing Systems 1994

A quarterly publication of the USENIX Association

Volume 7 • Number 3 • Summer 1994

USENIX Association and Editorial Board

Greetings by Michael D. O'Dell, Editor-in-Chief

Announcements by Peter H. Salus, Managing Editor

Grasshopper: An Orthogonally Persistent Operating System by Alan Dearle, University of Adelaide; Rex di Bona, James Farrow, Frans Henskens, Anders Lindström, and John Rosenberg, University of Sydney; Francis Vaughan, University of Adelaide

Delayline: A Wide-Area Network Emulation Tool by David B. Ingham and Graham D. Parrington, University of Newcastle

Swift/RAID: A Distributed RAID System by Darrell D.E. Long and Bruce R. Montague, University of California, Santa Cruz; Luis-Felipe Cabrera, IBM Almaden Research Center

A Distributed Look-Ahead Workload Assignment Algorithm for Interdependent Tasks by Andreas Winckler, University of Stuttgart

Optimal Design of Megabyte Second-Level Caches for Minimizing Bus Traffic in Shared-Memory Shared-Bus Multiprocessors by Yen-Jen Oyang and Le-Chun Wu, National Taiwan University

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