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Classic Operating Systems
The Amoeba distributed operating system has been in development and use for over eight years now. In this paper we describe the present system and our experience with it-what we did right, but also what we did wrong. Among the things done right were basing the system on objects, using a single uniform mechanism (capabilities) for naming and protecting them in a location independent way, and designing a completely new, and very fast file system. Among the things done wrong were having threadsdoi:10.1007/978-1-4757-3510-9_25 fatcat:wr5ig5ncn5bnxnmys4sp7eng7q