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The V operating system (sometimes written V-System) is a microkernel operating system that was developed by faculty and students in the distributed systems group at Stanford University from 1981 to 1988, led by Professors David Cheriton and Keith A. Lantz. [1]

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Ada is a structured, statically typed, imperative, wide-spectrum, and object-oriented high-level computer programming language, extended from Pascal and other languages.

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Apple Inc. (commonly known as Apple) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

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C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.

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David Ross Cheriton (born March 29, 1951) is a Canadian-born computer science professor at Stanford University who has investments in technology companies.

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Distributed computing is a field of computer science that studies distributed systems.

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Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies for local area networks (LANs) and metropolitan area networks (MANs).

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In computer science, a graphical user interface or GUI, pronounced ("gooey") is a type of interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, as opposed to text-based interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.

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The Internet Protocol (IP) is the principal communications protocol in the Internet protocol suite for relaying datagrams across network boundaries.

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IP multicast is a method of sending Internet Protocol (IP) datagrams to a group of interested receivers in a single transmission.

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A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, or office building.

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In computer science, a microkernel (also known as μ-kernel) is the near-minimum amount of software that can provide the mechanisms needed to implement an operating system (OS).

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The MicroVAX was a family of low-end minicomputers developed and manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).

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An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.

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In computing, a process is an instance of a computer program that is being executed.

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In computer science, a remote procedure call (RPC) is an inter-process communication that allows a computer program to cause a subroutine or procedure to execute in another address space (commonly on another computer on a shared network) without the programmer explicitly coding the details for this remote interaction.

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Sprite was an experimental Unix-like distributed operating system developed at the University of California, Berkeley by John Ousterhout's research group between 1984 and 1992.

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Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University) is a private research university in Stanford, California, and one of the world's most prestigious institutions, with the top position in numerous rankings and measures in the United States.

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Stephen Deering is a former Fellow at Cisco Systems, where he worked on the development and standardization of architectural enhancements to the Internet Protocol.

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The SUN workstation was a modular computer system designed at Stanford University in the early 1980s.

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Tektronix, Inc. is an American company best known for manufacturing test and measurement devices such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and video and mobile test protocol equipment.

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In computer science, a thread of execution is the smallest sequence of programmed instructions that can be managed independently by a scheduler, which is typically a part of the operating system.

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Unix (all-caps UNIX for the trademark) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, developed in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.

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UNIX System V (pronounced: "System Five") is one of the first commercial versions of the Unix operating system.

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Vanguard was an experimental microkernel developed at Apple Computer in the early 1990s.

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VAX was an instruction set architecture (ISA), developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) in the mid-1970s.

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The W window system is a windowing system and precursor in name and concept to the modern X window system.

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In computing, a windowing system (or window system) is a type of graphical user interface (GUI) which implements the WIMP (windows, icons, menus, pointer) paradigm for a user interface.

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The X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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