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dc.contributor.authorShapiro, Marcen_US
dc.contributor.authorFerreira, Pauloen_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-04-23T16:26:19Z
dc.date.available2007-04-23T16:26:19Z
dc.date.issued1994-12en_US
dc.identifier.citationhttp://techreports.library.cornell.edu:8081/Dienst/UI/1.0/Display/cul.cs/TR94-1466en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/6075
dc.description.abstractLarchant-RDOSS is a distributed shared memory that persists on reliable storage across process lifetimes. Memory management is automatic: including consistent caching of data and of locks, collecting objects unreachable from the persistent root, writing reachable objects to disk, and reducing store fragmentation. Memory management is based on a novel garbage collection algorithm, that approximates a global trace by a series of local traces, with no induced I/O or locking traffic, and no synchronization between the collector and the application processes. This results in a simple programming model, and expected minimal added application latency. The algorithm is designed for the most unfavorable environment (uncontrolled programming language, reference by pointers, distributed system, non-coherent shared memory) and should work well also in more favorable settings.en_US
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dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherCornell Universityen_US
dc.subjectcomputer scienceen_US
dc.subjecttechnical reporten_US
dc.titleLarchant-RDOSS: a distributed shared persistent memory and its garbage collectoren_US
dc.typetechnical reporten_US


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