The Box: A Replacement for Files


The file is a well-understood and very simple abstraction, which has been successfully used in both centralized and distributed systems. However, files are not expressive enough to capture high-level data semantics and relationships, including sharing and data dependencies. How many times has your operating system translated a JPEG figure into postscript… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/HOTOS.1999.798373


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