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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 19 Issue 3, Aug. 2001

Implicit coscheduling: coordinated scheduling with implicit information in distributed systems
Andrea Carol Arpaci-Dusseau
Pages: 283-331
DOI: 10.1145/380749.380764
In modern distributed systems, coordinated time-sharing is required for communicating processes to leverage the performance of switch-based networks and low-overhead protocols. Coordinated time-sharing has traditionally been achieved with gang...

Design and evaluation of a wide-area event notification service
David S. Rosenblum, Antonio Carzaniga, Alexander L. Wolf
Pages: 332-383
DOI: 10.1145/380749.380767
The components of a loosely coupled system are typically designed to operate by generating and responding to asynchronous events. An event notification service is an application-independent infrastructure that supports the...

An Internet multicast system for the stock market

Pages: 384-412
DOI: 10.1145/380749.380771
We are moving toward an international, 24-hour, distributed, electronic stock exchange. The exchange will use the global Internet, or internet technology. This system is a natural application of multicast because there are a large number of...