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The quest for the perfect API

Authors

Gernot Heiser

CSIRO's Data61, Australia
UNSW, Australia

Published:

Invited "Fireside Talk" at VMware on occasion of the virtualisation pioneer's 20th anniversary

Abstract

This talk discusses my 25-year journey for finding the perfect operating-system interface, covering our work on the Mungi single-address-space operating system (SASOS), early work on L4 microkernels, and now the seL4 microkernel, its evolution and verification.

I originally gave this talk at a seminar series hosted by VMware Research on occasion of the company's 20st anniversary.

BibTeX Entry

  @misc{Heiser_18:vmware,
    author           = {Gernot Heiser},
    month            = apr,
    year             = {2018},
    title            = {The Quest for the Perfect {API}},
    howpublished     = {Invited "Fireside Talk" at VMware on occasion of the virtualisation pioneer's 20th anniversary},
    slides           = {https://www.slideshare.net/microkerneldude/the-quest-for-the-perfect-api}
  }
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