The Locus System
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The Locus system was developed in the early 1980's at UCLA to run on system distributed across a local ara network. It was notable as one of the earliest distributed systems to support a uniform viw of the file system and it defined several forms of transparency.
|Key Papers and best academic references||
- B. Walker, G. Popek, R. English, C. Kline, and G. Thiel. The Locus distributed operating system. In Proceedings of the 9th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles, pages 49-70, October 1983.
- many more papers - this list will be updated.
- Gerald Popek
- Bruce Walker
- Robert English
- Charles Kline
- Greg Thiel
- and many many others
|Books With Discussions of Project||
- The LOCUS Distributed System Architecture (Computer Systems Series) [Hardcover],
by Gerald Popek. January 1986. MIT Press.
|Related or Similar Projects or Systems||
There were many systems that followed Locus that built upon ideas investigated by the Locus project. Among these systems were:
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