Daemon (computing)

Known as: Faceless process, Daemon (computer software), Dæmon (computer software) 
In multitasking computer operating systems, a daemon (/ˈdiːmən/ or /ˈdeɪmən/) is a computer program that runs as a background process, rather than… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The next decade will afford us computer chips with 100's to 1,000's of cores on a single piece of silicon. Contemporary operating… (More)
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2008
2008
Many tools that target parallel and distributed environments must co-locate a set of daemons with the distributed processes of… (More)
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2006
2006
2006 In this thesis we develop preload, a daemon that prefetches binaries and shared libraries from the hard disk to main memory… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Nested transactional memory (TM) facilitates software composition by letting one module invoke another without either knowing… (More)
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2003
2003
Depending on the bandwidth and round trip time of a network path, certain network connections may need different socket buffers… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Many high performance distributed applications require high network throughput but are able to achieve only a small fraction of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We describe the design and implementation of Tornado, a new operating system designed from the ground up specifically for today’s… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
This paper describes the motivation, architecture and performance of SPIN, an extensible operating system. SPIN provides an… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Application domains such as multimedia, databases, and parallel computing, require operating system services with high… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
Several operating system services are examined with a view toward their applicability to support of database management functions… (More)
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