Raid laboratory at Purdue has a software environment for conducting scientific research in a variety of subjects: communication experiments for distributed applications, network communication measurement experiments, experimental analysis of communication infrastructure, adaptability experiments for distributed systems, replication and recovery experiments for distributed database systems, concurrent check-pointing and rollback-recovery algorithms, concurrency control for distributed database systems, efficient implementation techniques for distributed systems, digital library, and mobile communication. The laboratory has a network of Sun workstations running the Raid distributed system and Unix operating system. In addition several systems such as Raid, mini-Raid, WANCE (Wide Area Network Communications Emulation) tool, video conferencing system, active network engine.
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Annual Research Report