First Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI '94)

November 14-17, 1994
Monterey, California

Sponsored by the USENIX Association
Co-sponsored by ACM SIGOPS and IEEE TCOS.

Call for Papers
Program Committee
External Referees
Bibliography, with abstracts (BibTeX format)
Hard-copy proceedings ordering information
Summary Report from ;login
Tutorials, including slides for some (Monday, November 14)

Caveat concerning software: please read!

Tuesday, November 15

Opening Remarks: Proceedings Introduction, Conference Introduction (Audio) (3.7MB, 8 minutes)
Jay Lepreau (University of Utah)

Keynote Address: How to Have a Bad Career in Research/Academia
David A. Patterson (University of California, Berkeley)


Lottery Scheduling: Flexible Proportional-Share Resource Management
Carl A. Waldspurger, William E. Weihl (MIT)
Best Paper

Scheduling for Reduced CPU Energy
Mark Weiser, Brent Welch, Alan Demers, Scott Shenker (Xerox PARC)

Storage Alternatives for Mobile Computers
Fred Douglis, Ramón Cáceres (AT&T Bell Laboratories); Frans Kaashoek (MIT); Kai Li (Princeton University); Brian Marsh (D.E. Shaw and Co.); Joshua A. Tauber (MIT)


Opportunistic Log: Efficient Installation Reads in a Reliable Storage Server
James O'Toole, Liuba Shrira (MIT)

Metadata Update Performance in File Systems
Gregory R. Ganger, Yale N. Patt (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
Honorable Mention Paper

Disk-directed I/O for MIMD Multiprocessors
David Kotz (Dartmouth College)
Honorable Mention Paper


Message-Driven Relaxed Consistency in a Software Distributed Shared Memory
Povl T. Koch, Robert J. Fowler, Eric Jul (University of Copenhagen)

Software Write Detection for Distributed Shared Memory
Matthew J. Zekauskas, Wayne A. Sawdon, Brian N. Bershad (Carnegie Mellon University)

The Design and Evaluation of a Shared Object System for Distributed Memory Machines
Daniel J. Scales, Monica S. Lam (Stanford University)

Wednesday, November 16


PATHFINDER: A Pattern-Based Packet Classifier
Mary L. Bailey, Burra Gopal, Michael A. Pagels, Larry L. Peterson, Prasenjit Sarkar (University of Arizona)

Performance Issues in Parallelized Network Protocols
Erich M. Nahum, David J. Yates, James F. Kurose, Don Towsley (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Experiences with Locking in a NUMA Multiprocessor Operating System Kernel
Ronald C. Unrau, Orran Krieger, Benjamin Gamsa, Michael Stumm (University of Toronto)



HiPEC: High Performance External Virtual Memory Caching
Chao-Hsien Lee, Meng Chang Chen, Ruei-Chuan Chang (National Chiao Tung University)

Implementation and Performance of Application-Controlled File Caching
Pei Cao, Edward W. Felten, Kai Li (Princeton University)

A Caching Model of Operating System Kernel Functionality
David R. Cheriton, Kenneth J. Duda (Stanford University)

PANEL: Radical Operating Systems Structures for Extensibility

NIGHT PANEL: On the Insularity of Operating Systems Research

Thursday, November 17


Distributed Filaments: Efficient Fine-Grain Parallelism on a Cluster of Workstations
Vincent W. Freeh, David K. Lowenthal, Gregory R. Andrews (University of Arizona)

Integrating Coherency and Recovery in Distributed Systems
Michael J. Feeley, Jeffrey S. Chase, Vivek R. Narasayya, Henry M. Levy (University of Washington)

Garbage Collection and DSM Consistency
Paulo Ferreira, Marc Shapiro (INRIA - Project SOR)


Software Prefetching and Caching for Translation Lookaside Buffers
Kavita Bala, M. Frans Kaashoek, William E. Weihl (MIT)

Dynamic Page Mapping Policies for Cache Conflict Resolution on Standard Hardware
Theodore H. Romer, Dennis Lee, Brian N. Bershad (University of Washington); J. Bradley Chen (Harvard University)

Cooperative Caching: Using Remote Client Memory to Improve File System Performance
Michael D. Dahlin, Randolph Y. Wang, Thomas E. Anderson, David A. Patterson (University of California, Berkeley)


Jay Lepreau, Editor. Copyright © 1995 Jay Lepreau.
Last modified on Fri May 13 1996