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IBM Workplace OS


Christian Ceelen

Universität Karlsruhe


In the 1990s IBM started a project to construct a new kind of operating system with the intention to unify and replace its different lines of systems. The design of the system used an innovativ µ-kernel based multi-server approach.

The project failed and costed roughly 1 billion US-$. In this talk a summary of the intended system design is discussed and some technical problems and design issues are presented.

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Jork Löser
16. Apr 2004
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