Stability in a Network of MONADS-PC Computers

  • Frans A. Henskens
  • John Rosenberg
  • Michael R. Hannaford
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The MONADS-PC computer system implements an architecture supporting a very large persistent store based on a uniform virtual memory. We have previously shown how this virtual memory scheme can be extended to encompass a local area network of MONADS-PC computers. In this paper we examine the question of the integrity of the store in such a network. A modification to the MONADS architecture to implement stability is reviewed and extended to guarantee stability of a network-wide persistent store. The stability scheme allows for temporary interruption to the physical network without affecting the validity of exported pages owned by a node.


Address Space Physical Memory Remote Node Virtual Memory Page Table 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frans A. Henskens
    • 1
  • John Rosenberg
    • 1
  • Michael R. Hannaford
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of NewcastleAustralia

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