An object-oriented distributed operating system

  title={An object-oriented distributed operating system},
  author={Fred J. Pollack and Kevin C. Kahn and T. Don Dennis and Gerald Holzhammer and Herman D'Hooge and Stephen Tolopka},
  journal={Digest of Papers Compcon Spring '90. Thirty-Fifth IEEE Computer Society International Conference on Intellectual Leverage},
The BiiN operating system executive, an extensible multiuser, multitasking, object-based operating system that provides symmetric multiprocessing, distributed computing, transaction processing, and support for real-time programs, is discussed. Key system functions are embedded in VLSI to increase performance, reliability, availability and security. The operating system extends the hardware object support by providing a persistent object store. The complex data structures programmers create to… CONTINUE READING