K42: an infrastructure for operating system research

  title={K42: an infrastructure for operating system research},
  author={Dilma Da Silva and Orran Krieger and Robert W. Wisniewski and Amos Waterland and David K. Tam and Andrew Baumann},
  journal={Operating Systems Review},
K42 is an open-source scalable research operating system well suited to support systems research. The primary goals of K42's design that support such research include flexibility to allow a multitude of policies and implementations to be supported simultaneously, extensibility to allow new policies and implementations to be readily added, and scalability to enable good performance for both small and large applications on both small and large multiprocessor systems. The goals are accomplished… CONTINUE READING

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