Functional Structure of IBM Virtual Storage Operating Systems. Part I: Influences of Dynamic Address Translation on Operating System Technology

  title={Functional Structure of IBM Virtual Storage Operating Systems. Part I: Influences of Dynamic Address Translation on Operating System Technology},
  author={Marc A. Auslander and Joan F. Jaffe},
  journal={IBM Syst. J.},
of storage management techniques , particularly those used in OSl360. Innovations intro-1 duced by systems that use dynamic address translation are traced. The impact of these techniques on current IBM System1 370 Operating Systems is described. During the history of System/360, operating system function has continuously increased. This is reflected in the growth of language , device, and data handling facilities, among others, which provide a rich environment for data processing. Such… 
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Structuring operating systems literature for the graduate course

This document contains several groups of bibliographic citations which are used in the graduate-level course entitled, "Advanced Operating Systems", and is organized about two major goals.



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One-Level Storage System

An automatic system which in principle can be applied to any combination of two storage systems so that the combination can be regarded by the machine user as a single level is described.

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An account is given of some very recent developments toward reduction in the system overhead needed to facilitate time-sharing and one hardware-software scheme designed to implement this reduction is described in some detail.

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