The use of name spaces in plan 9

  title={The use of name spaces in plan 9},
  author={Rob Pike and David L. Presotto and Ken Thompson and Howard Trickey and Phil Winterbottom},
  journal={Operating Systems Review},
Plan 9 is a distributed system built at the Computing Sciences Research Center of AT&T Bell Laboratories over the last few years. Its goal is to provide a production-quality system for software development and general computation using heterogeneous hardware and minimal software. A Plan 9 system comprises CPU and file servers in a central location connected together by fast networks. Slower networks fan out to workstation-class machines that serve as user terminals. Plan 9 argues that given… CONTINUE READING
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