In support of domain structure for operating systems

Douglas Cook
1979 Proceedings of the seventh symposium on Operating systems principles - SOSP '79  
One approach advocated in the search for better designed and more reliable operating systems is to base the design on the use of small protection domains. This paper presents empirical evidence to show that, with a suitable architecture, the overheads associated with using small protection domains do not make this an impractical approach.
doi:10.1145/800215.806580 dblp:conf/sosp/Cook79 fatcat:eitzk36rkbawbecnui2evrjq6u