The Sprite network operating system


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… (More)
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@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} }