Information and Control in Gray-Box Systems

  title={Information and Control in Gray-Box Systems},
  author={Andrea C. Arpaci-Dusseau and Remzi H. Arpaci-Dusseau},
In modern systems, developers are often unable to modify the underlying operating system. To build services in such an environment, we advocate the use of gray-box techniques. When treating the operating system as a gray-box, one recognizes that not changing the OS restricts, but does not completely obviate, both the information one can acquire about the internal state of the OS and the control one can impose on the OS. In this paper, we develop and investigate three gray-box Information and… CONTINUE READING
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