Accent is a distributed operating system
developed at CMU [Rashid and Robertson, 1981; Rashid, 1986].
The Amoeba project has clearly demonstrated that it is possible to build an efficient, high-performance distributed operating system
on current hardware.
This property distinguishes the DAC Network Operating System from many distributed operating systems
where the nodes relinquish some of their control autonomy to become part of a global "whole.
File migrations when incorporated as part of the distributed operating system
, are not very sensitive to prior estimates on system usage patterns.
Revenue from sales of its software on Unix, NT and other distributed operating systems
accelerated further at 35% years over year to reach $816m in the quarter.
It not only describes the details of both real-time operating systems and distributed operating systems
, but also provides coverage of the microprocessor boot code, which other books lack.
Members of ParaScale's founding engineering team have successfully delivered distributed operating systems
and cluster file systems for companies including Sun (Sun Cluster), HP (Open SSI), Symantec/Veritas (Storage Foundation Clustered VM and FS), Teradata (Teradata RDBMS), and IBM (AIX TCF).
It is time that developers of distributed operating systems
got the message: distributed systems are a step forward only if they are not disabled by simple server failures.
While a software engineer with Encore Computer, he began cultivating his specialty in distributed operating systems
as a member of the team that built the first commercial system based on MACH technology.
We are honored to receive this award," said Mark Dillon, IS manager -- Distributed Operating Systems