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The KeyKOS Nanokernel Architecture

@inproceedings{Bomberger1992TheKN,
  title={The KeyKOS Nanokernel Architecture},
  author={Allen C. Bomberger and W. S. Frantz and Ann C. Hardy and N. Hardy and C. R. Landau and J. Shapiro},
  booktitle={USENIX Workshop on Microkernels and Other Kernel Architectures},
  year={1992}
}
The KeyKOS nanokernel is a capability-based object-oriented operating system that has been in production use since 1983. [...] Key Method In addition, a journaling mechanism provides support for high-performance transaction processing. On restart, all processes are restored to their exact state at the time of checkpoint, including registers and virtual memory. This paper describes the KeyKOS architecture, and the binary compatible UNIX implementation that it supports.Expand
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