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Hot Topics in Operating Systems, Workshop on (1999)
Rio Rico, Arizona
Mar. 28, 1999 to Mar. 30, 1999
ISSN: 1530-1621
ISBN: 0-7695-0237-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Digest of Notes (Abstract)

pp. xi

HotOS-VII Committee (Abstract)

pp. xxvi

List of Attendees (Abstract)

pp. xxvii
File Systems: Session Chair: Mary Baker, Stanford University

Elephant: The File System that Never Forgets (Abstract)

Douglas J. Santry , University of British Columbia
Michael J. Feeley , University of British Columbia
Norman C. Hutchinson , University of British Columbia
Alistair C. Veitch , Hewlett Packard Laboratories
pp. 2

Caching Documents with Active Properties (Abstract)

Eyal de Lara , Rice University
Karin Petersen , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Douglas B. Terry , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Anthony LaMarca , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Jim Thornton , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Mike Salisbury , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Paul Dourish , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
Keith Edwards , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
John Lamping , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
pp. 8

The Case for Efficient File Access Pattern Modeling (Abstract)

Thomas M. Kroeger , University of California at Santa Cruz
Darrell D.E. Long , University of California at Santa Cruz
pp. 14

File Systems for CE Equipment (Abstract)

R.M. Tol , Philips Research
P.B. IJdens , Philips Research
pp. 20

The Box: A Replacement for Files (Abstract)

Francisco J. Ballesteros , Carlos III University of Madrid
Sergio Arévalo , Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid
pp. 24
Great Expectations: Session Chair: Jeff Chase, Duke University

ISTORE: Introspective Storage for Data-Intensive Network Services (Abstract)

Aaron Brown , University of California at Berkeley
David Oppenheimer , University of California at Berkeley
Kimberly Keeton , University of California at Berkeley
Randi Thomas , University of California at Berkeley
John Kubiatowicz , University of California at Berkeley
David A. Patterson , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 32

OS Support for General-Purpose Routers (Abstract)

Larry L. Peterson , Princeton University
Scott C. Karlin , Princeton University
Kai Li , Princeton University
pp. 38

Conductor: A Framework for Distributed Adaptation (Abstract)

Mark Yarvis , University of California at Los Angeles
Peter Reiher , University of California at Los Angeles
Gerald J. Popek , University of California at Los Angeles
pp. 44
Networking: Session Chair: Rich Draves, Microsoft Research

An End-System Architecture for Unified Congestion Management (Abstract)

Hariharan S. Rahul , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hari Balakrishnan , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Srinivasan Seshan , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 52

The Case for Informed Transport Protocols (Abstract)

Stefan Savage , University of Washington
Neal Cardwell , University of Washington
Tom Anderson , University of Washington
pp. 58

Transparent Communication Management in Wireless Networks (Abstract)

David Kidston , Communication Research Centre
J.P. Black , University of Waterloo
Thomas Kunz , Carleton University
pp. 64

The Case for Better Throughput Estimation (Abstract)

Brian D. Noble , University of Michigan
Li Li , University of Michigan
Atul Prakash , University of Michigan
pp. 70

Operating Systems Support for Programmable Cluster-Based Internet Routers (Abstract)

Prashant Pradhan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Tzi-Cker Chiueh , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 76

A Case for Buffer Servers (Abstract)

Darrell Anderson , Duke University
Ken Yocum , Duke University
Jeff Chase , Duke University
pp. 82
Panel: Lies, Damn Lies and Benchmarks: Session Chair: Mary Baker, Stanford University

Brittle Metrics in Operating Systems Research (Abstract)

Jeffrey C. Mogul , Compaq Computer Corporation
pp. 90

The Case for Application-Specific Benchmarking (Abstract)

Margo Seltzer , Harvard University
David Krinsky , Harvard University
Keith Smith , Harvard University
Xiaolan Zhang , Harvard University
pp. 102
Panel: The Thin Red Line: Session Chair: Doug Terry, Xerox PARC

Intra-Address Space Protection Using Segmentation Hardware (Abstract)

Tzi-Cker Chiueh , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ganesh Venkitachalam , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Prashant Pradhan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 110

Drawing the Red Line in Java (Abstract)

Godmar Back , University of Utah
Wilson Hsieh , University of Utah
pp. 116

Hey, You Got Your Compiler in My Operating System! (Abstract)

Jon Howell , Dartmouth College
Mark Montague , Dartmouth College
pp. 122
Panel: Is Resource Management A Solved Problem?: Session Chair: Bill Tetzlaff, IBM Research

Xenoservers: Accountable Execution of Untrusted Programs (Abstract)

Dickon Reed , University of Cambridge
Ian Pratt , University of Cambridge
Paul Menage , University of Cambridge
Stephen Early , University of Cambridge
Neil Stratford , University of Cambridge
pp. 136

An Economic Approach to Adaptive Resource Management (Abstract)

Neil Stratford , University of Cambridge
Richard Mortier , University of Cambridge
pp. 142

Tickets and Currencies Revisited: Extending Multi-Resource Lottery Scheduling (Abstract)

David G. Sullivan , Harvard University
Robert Haas , Harvard University
Margo I. Seltzer , Harvard University
pp. 148

How to Schedule Unlimited Memory Pinning of Untrusted Processes or Provisional Ideas about Service-Neutrality (Abstract)

Jochen Liedtke , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Volkmar Uhlig , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Kevin Elphinstone , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Trent Jaeger , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Yoonho Park , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 153
Potpourri: Session Chair: Doug Terry, Xerox PARC

Reliability Hierarchies (Abstract)

Peter M. Chen , University of Michigan
David E. Lowell , University of Michigan
pp. 168

Harvest, Yield, and Scalable Tolerant Systems (Abstract)

Armando Fox , Stanford University
Eric A. Brewer , University of California at Berkeley
pp. 174

Command Management System for Next-Generation User Input (Abstract)

Mitchell Tsai , University of California at Los Angeles
Peter Reiher , University of California at Los Angeles
Gerald J. Popek , University of California at Los Angeles
pp. 179

Practical Security Systems with Smartcards (Abstract)

Naomaru Itoi , The University of Michigan
Peter Honeyman , The University of Michigan
pp. 185

Flexible Access Control using IPC Redirection (Abstract)

Trent Jaeger , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Kevin Elphinstone , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Jochen Liedtke , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Vsevolod Panteleenko , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Yoonho Park , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 191

Index of Authors (Abstract)

pp. 197
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