An Overview of the STING Operating System

  title={An Overview of the STING Operating System},
  author={James Philbin},
Sting is an operating system designed to serve as a highly efficient substrate for modern programming languages. Sting includes support for: various models of parallelism and synchronization; lazy, normal, and eager evaluation; automatic storage management; and topology mapping. Sting is different from other operating systems in several respects. The basic concurrency objects in Sti g, virtual processors and lightweight threads, are first class. They provide the user with a level of… CONTINUE READING