Mirage: A Coherent Distributed Shared Memory Design

@inproceedings{Fleisch1989MirageAC,
  title={Mirage: A Coherent Distributed Shared Memory Design},
  author={Brett D. Fleisch and Gerald J. Popek},
  booktitle={SOSP},
  year={1989}
}
Shared memory is an effective and efficient paradigm for interprocess communication. We are concerned with software that makes use of shared memory in a single site system and its extension to a multimachine environment. Here we describe the design of a distributed shared memory (DSM) system called Mirage developed at UCLA. Mirage provides a form of network transparency to make network boundaries invisible for shared memory and is upward compatible with an existing interface to shared memory… CONTINUE READING
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