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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 31 Issue 2, May 2013

Parametric Content-Based Publish/Subscribe
K. R. Jayaram, Patrick Eugster, Chamikara Jayalath
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/2465346.2465347

Content-based publish/subscribe (CPS) is an appealing abstraction for building scalable distributed systems, e.g., message boards, intrusion detectors, or algorithmic stock trading platforms. Recently, CPS extensions have been proposed for...

Optimizing Storage Performance for VM-Based Mobile Computing
Stephen Smaldone, Benjamin Gilbert, Jan Harkes, Liviu Iftode, Mahadev Satyanarayanan
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/2465346.2465348

This article investigates the transient use of free local storage for improving performance in VM-based mobile computing systems implemented as thick clients on host PCs. We use the term TransientPC systems to refer to these types of...