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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 9 Issue 2, May 1991

VirtualClock: a new traffic control algorithm for packet-switched networks
Lixia Zhang
Pages: 101-124
DOI: 10.1145/103720.103721
One of the challenging research issues in building high-speed packet-switched networks is how to control the transmission rate of statistical data flows. This paper describes a new traffic control algorithm, VirtualClock, for...

Efficient at-most-once messages based on synchronized clocks
Barbara Liskov, Liuba Shrira, John Wroclawski
Pages: 125-142
DOI: 10.1145/103720.103722
This paper describes a new at-most-once message passing protocol that provides guaranteed detection of duplicate messages even when the receiver has no state stored for the sender. It also discusses how to use at-most-once messages to implement...

Dynamic adaptation of real-time software
Thomas E. Bihari, Karsten Schwan
Pages: 143-174
DOI: 10.1145/103720.103723
In large, dynamic, real-time computer systems, it is frequently most cost effective to employ different software performance and reliability techniques at different levels of granularity, at different times, or within different subsystems. These...

User-level interprocess communication for shared memory multiprocessors
Brian N. Bershad, Thomas E. Anderson, Edward D. Lazowska, Henry M. Levy
Pages: 175-198
DOI: 10.1145/103720.114701