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EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Authorizing applications in singularity
We describe a new design for authorization in operating systems in which applications are first-class entities. In this design, principals reflect application identities. Access c...
Ted Wobber, Aydan R. Yumerefendi, Martín Ab...
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Secure file system versioning at the block level
Jake Wires, Michael J. Feeley
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
hFS: a hybrid file system prototype for improving small file and metadata performance
Two oft-cited file systems, the Fast File System (FFS) and the Log-Structured File System (LFS), adopt two sharply different update strategies—update-in-place and update-out-of-...
Zhihui Zhang, Kanad Ghose
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Sweeper: a lightweight end-to-end system for defending against fast worms
The vulnerabilities which plague computers cause endless grief to users. Slammer compromised millions of hosts in minutes; a hit-list worm would take under a second. Recently prop...
Joseph Tucek, James Newsome, Shan Lu, Chengdu Huan...
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Thread clustering: sharing-aware scheduling on SMP-CMP-SMT multiprocessors
The major chip manufacturers have all introduced chip multiprocessing (CMP) and simultaneous multithreading (SMT) technology into their processing units. As a result, even low-end...
David K. Tam, Reza Azimi, Michael Stumm
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Latency and bandwidth-minimizing failure detectors
Failure detectors are fundamental building blocks in distributed systems. Multi-node failure detectors, where the detector is tasked with monitoring N other nodes, play a critical...
Kelvin C. W. So, Emin Gün Sirer
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Concierge: a service platform for resource-constrained devices
As mobile and embedded devices become widespread, the management and configuration of the software in the devices is increasingly turning into a critical issue. OSGi is a busines...
Jan S. Rellermeyer, Gustavo Alonso
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Adaptive control of virtualized resources in utility computing environments
Data centers are often under-utilized due to over-provisioning as well as time-varying resource demands of typical enterprise applications. One approach to increase resource utili...
Pradeep Padala, Kang G. Shin, Xiaoyun Zhu, Mustafa...
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Dynamic and adaptive updates of non-quiescent subsystems in commodity operating system kernels
Continuously running systems require kernel software updates applied to them without downtime. Facilitating fast reboots, or delaying an update may not be a suitable solution in m...
Kristis Makris, Kyung Dong Ryu
EUROSYS
2007
ACM
10 years 6 months ago
Competitive prefetching for concurrent sequential I/O
During concurrent I/O workloads, sequential access to one I/O stream can be interrupted by accesses to other streams in the system. Frequent switching between multiple sequential ...
Chuanpeng Li, Kai Shen, Athanasios E. Papathanasio...
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