The 7th Workshop on
Hot Topics in Operating Systems
(HotOS-VII)

Rio Rico Resort and Country Club
March 29-30, 1999
Rio Rico, Arizona

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society

and the IEEE Technical Committee on Operating Systems (TCOS)


The 7th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS-VII) was held on March 29-30, 1999 at the Rio Rico Resort and Country Club, Rio Rico, Arizona.
  • The Digest of Proceedings (postscript, PDF) is now available.
  • Copies of the Proceedings of HotOS-VII can be ordered through Computer Society Press, 1-800-CS-BOOKS, or through the on-line catalog.
  • Attendee List (by name)
  • Attendee List (by organization)
  • In the tradition of its predecessors, HotOS-VII brought together participants from academia and industry to exchange ideas and insights relevant to operating systems. We sought broad participation, both by members of the OS community as well as by application developers and users who have useful feedback for OS designers and implementors.


  • The Call for Participation (postscript, PDF, ASCII ) The deadline for position paper submissions was December 1, 1998.
  • Final Program
  • On-line Copies of Accepted Papers (for attendees only; requires password)
  • Information for Authors
  • Travel and Hotel Information
  • Registration Information
  • Car Pool Information
  • Extracurricular Activities


  • HotOS-VII Conference Committee:

    General Chair: Peter Druschel, Rice University
    Program Chair: M. Satyanarayanan, Carnegie Mellon University
    Local Arrangements Chair: John Hartman, University of Arizona
    Publications Chair: Lily Mummert, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
    Finance Chair: Joseph Boykin

    Program Committee:

    Steering Committee:



    HotOS-VII would like to acknowledge support from the following corporate sponsors:
    AT&T Labs, Compaq Corporation, HP Labs, IBM Research and Microsoft Research.

    This page is maintained by Peter Druschel (druschel@cs.rice.edu).