The Sprite network operating system

@article{Ousterhout1988TheSN,
  title={The Sprite network operating system},
  author={John K. Ousterhout and Andrew R. Cherenson and Fred Douglis and Michael N. Nelson and Brent B. Welch},
  journal={Computer},
  year={1988},
  volume={21},
  pages={23-36}
}
  • John K. Ousterhout, Andrew R. Cherenson, +2 authors Brent B. Welch
  • Published 1988
  • Computer Science
  • Computer
  • A description is given of Sprite, an experimental network operating system under development at the University of California at Berkeley. It is part of a larger research project, SPUR, for the design and construction of a high-performance multiprocessor workstation with special hardware support of Lisp applications. Sprite implements a set of kernel calls that provide sharing, flexibility, and high performance to networked workstations. The discussion covers: the application interface: the… CONTINUE READING

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