A Pageable Memory Based Filesystem

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This paper describes the motivations for memory-based filesystems. It compares techniques used to implement them and describes the drawbacks of using dedicated memory to support such filesystems. To avoid the drawbacks of using dedicated memory, it discusses building a simple memory-based filesystem in pageable memory. It details the performance… (More)

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@inproceedings{McKusick1990APM, title={A Pageable Memory Based Filesystem}, author={Marshall K. McKusick and Michael J. Karels and Keith Bostic}, booktitle={USENIX Summer}, year={1990} }