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The Galaxy Distributed Operating System
August 1991 (vol. 24 no. 8)
pp. 34-41

The Galaxy research project, which is attempting to design, implement, and use a distributed computing environment, based on the idea of making gradual improvements by learning from existing systems and trying to overcome their limitations, is described. The design goals and novel aspects of the project are outlined, and the Galaxy system architecture is described. Galaxy's object naming and locating mechanisms, interprocess communication, and computation model are discussed.

Citation:
Pradeep K. Sinha, Mamoru Maekawa, Kentaro Shimizu, Xiaohua Jia, Hyo Ashihara, Naoki Utsunomiya, Kyu S. Park, Hirohiko Nakano, "The Galaxy Distributed Operating System," Computer, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 34-41, Aug. 1991, doi:10.1109/2.84875
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