Coda File System

Re: Kistler's thesis

From: LEE, Yui-wah <clement_at_cse.cuhk.edu.hk>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 11:44:12 +0800 (HKT)
kragen_at_pobox.com wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Peter Braam wrote:
> > There are a number of hairy issues with security on disconnected
> > clients. In particular we consider laptops to be "single user"
> > machines from a Coda perspective: only one user at a time can build up
> > a CML (Client Modification Log) and reintegrate it.  Allowing this for
> > more than one user simultaneously creates problems. Kistler's thesis
> > discusses this in detail.
> 
> I'd heard this before, and wondered why.
> 
> Who is Kistler, and how can I read their thesis?
> 
> Kragen
> 

Disconnected Operation in a Distributed File System
       Kistler, J.J.
       School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
       May 1993, CMU-CS-93-156

Kistler's thesis is downloadable via:
  http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/project/coda/Web/docs-coda.html

-- LEE, Yui-wah (Clement)
Received on 1997-12-11 22:49:20