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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 28 Issue 2, July 2010

Proactive obfuscation
Tom Roeder, Fred B. Schneider
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1813654.1813655

Proactive obfuscation is a new method for creating server replicas that are likely to have fewer shared vulnerabilities. It uses semantics-preserving code transformations to generate diverse executables, periodically restarting servers with...

Throughput optimal total order broadcast for cluster environments
Rachid Guerraoui, Ron R. Levy, Bastian Pochon, Vivien Quéma
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/1813654.1813656

Total order broadcast is a fundamental communication primitive that plays a central role in bringing cheap software-based high availability to a wide range of services. This article studies the practical performance of such a primitive on a...