Can we make operating systems reliable and secure?

Wednesday, 17 May 2006, 10:56 AM EST

Microkernels—long discarded as unacceptable because of their lower performance compared with monolithic kernels—might be making a comeback in operating systems due to their potentially higher reliability, which many researchers now regard as more important than performance.

At the IEEE.

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