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ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), Volume 20 Issue 1, February 2002

Fast and secure distributed read-only file system
M. Frans Kaashoek, Kevin Fu, David Mazières
Pages: 1-24
DOI: 10.1145/505452.505453
Internet users increasingly rely on publicly available data for everything from software installation to investment decisions. Unfortunately, the vast majority of public content on the Internet comes with no integrity or authenticity guarantees. This...

Interposed request routing for scalable network storage

Pages: 25-48
DOI: 10.1145/505452.505454
This paper explores interposed request routing in Slice, a new storage system architecture for high-speed networks incorporating network-attached block storage. Slice interposes a request switching filter---called a μproxy---along each...

Fast and flexible application-level networking on exokernel systems
Thomas Pinckney, Dawson R. Engler, M. Frans Kaashoek, Gregory R. Ganger, Hector M. Briceño, Russell Hunt
Pages: 49-83
DOI: 10.1145/505452.505455
Application-level networking is a promising software organization for improving performance and functionality for important network services. The Xok/ExOS exokernel system includes application-level support for standard network services, while at...