Accent: A Communication Oriented Network Operating System Kernel

@inproceedings{Rashid1981AccentAC,
  title={Accent: A Communication Oriented Network Operating System Kernel},
  author={Richard F. Rashid and George G. Robertson},
  booktitle={SOSP},
  year={1981}
}
Accent is a communication oriented operating system kernel being built at Carnegie-Mellon University to support the distributed personal computing project, Spice, and the development of a fault-tolerant distributed sensor network (DSN). Accent is built around a single, powerful abstraction of communication between processes, with all kernel functions, such as device access and virtual memory management accessible through messages and distributable throughout a network. In this paper, specific… CONTINUE READING
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