A Comparison of Two Distributed Systems: Amoeba and Sprite

@article{Douglis1991ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Two Distributed Systems: Amoeba and Sprite},
  author={Fred Douglis and John K. Ousterhout and M. Frans Kaashoek and Andrew S. Tanenbaum},
  journal={Computing Systems},
  year={1991},
  volume={4},
  pages={353-384}
}
This paper compares two distributed operating systems, Amoeba and Sprite. Although the systems share many goals, they diverged on two philosophical grounds: whether to emphasize a distributed computing model or traditional UNIX-style applications, and whether to use a workstation-centered model of computation or a combination of terminals and a shared… CONTINUE READING