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The goal of the Nile project is to develop an inexpensive, scalable, fault-tolerant, widely distributed job processing environment. On the systems side, Nile must manage and provide transparent access to hundreds of commodity processors spread across the United States, and a distributed database that will exceed 100 terabytes. These are scales not commonly(More)
The CLEO project [2], centered at Cornell University, is alarge-scale high energy physics project. The goals of the projectarise from an esoteric question---why is there apparently so littleantimatter in the universe?---and the computational problems thatarise in trying to answer this question are quite challenging. To answer this question, the CESR storage(More)
This paper describes the design and implementation of a fault-tolerant CORBA naming service-CosNamingFT. Every CORBA object is accessed through its Interoperable Object Reference (IOR), which is registered with the CORBA name service. The name service therefore is a critical gateway to all objects in a distributed system; to avoid having a single point of(More)
We search for the decay B ? ! ? in a sample of over 2 million charged B decays using the CLEO detector. We use the channel in which the tau decays leptonically, and combine this lepton with the missing energy and momentum in the event to form a B candidate. A t to the mass and energy distribution of these B candidates yields ?14 46 signal events. This value(More)
We have used the CLEO-II detector at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring to study the inclusive production of charmonium mesons in a sample of 2.15 million BB events. We nd inclusive branching fractions of (1.130.040.06)% for B!J==X, (0.340.040.03)% for B! 0 X, and (0.400.060.04)% for B! c1 X. We also nd some evidence for the inclusive production of c2. An(More)