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If this paper was interesting, check out VMWare
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8 - Ritchie, D.M. and Thompson, K.
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17 - Waldspurger, C.A. and Weihl, W.E.
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27 - Armando Fox, Steven D. Gribble, Yatin Chawathe, Eric A. Brewer
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28 - Sandberg, R., Goldberg, D., Kleiman, S., Walsh, D., and Lyon, B.
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For current NFS info, read Sun NFS details
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31 - John Bent, Doug Thain, Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau, Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau, Miron Livny
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Kerberos in Four Acts