Fly Fishing File System

San Francisco USENIX Conference 1992 – Contest The conference contest, “Name That File System”, was a great success, with several hundred (yes, you read that right) entries. The rules read as follows: In the beginning, there…

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Sequent – Values & Principles

Sequent was a hardware vendor that pioneered high-performance symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) open systems between 1983 and 1999 when it was acquired by IBM.  I was lucky enough to work for Sequent between 1992 and 1995. In its heyday it operated by…

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