Anatomy of the Linux file system

Oct 30, 2007 ... The Linux file system architecture is an interesting example of ... the Linux file
system interface is implemented as a layered architecture, ... Two caches exist for
file system objects (inodes and dentries), which I'll define shortly.

Anatomy of the Linux virtual file system switch

Aug 31, 2009 ... Linux is the very definition of flexibility and extensibility. ... Graphic showing the
layered architecture of the VFS supporting the required ... The inode consists of
data and operations that describe the inode, its contents, and the ...

Anatomy of the Linux kernel

Jun 6, 2007 ... In this article, you explore the general structure of the Linux kernel and ... VFS are
the file system abstractions that define how the upper-layer ...

Anatomy of Linux flash file systems

May 20, 2008 ... This article introduces you to flash file systems for Linux, and ... Now, look at how
these pieces come together as part of a layered architecture (see Figure 1). ...
The next sections explain the design and advantages of each.

Anatomy of Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)

Apr 29, 2008 ... SELinux takes the existing GNU/Linux operating system and extends it with ...
The permissions define who can access a given file, who can read it, who can
write to it, and who can execute it. ... The security functions are stored in a
security operations structure that covers ... Layered Linux security process.

Network file systems and Linux

Nov 10, 2010 ... It then explores the NFS architecture and where NFS is going. ... the request is
transferred over the network given a transport layer protocol.

Anatomy of real-time Linux architectures

Apr 15, 2008 ... Discover the various real-time Linux alternatives and how they achieve real time
... and discusses what it really means to be a real-time architecture. ... Finally, I
describe the real-time capabilities in the standard 2.6 kernel and .... In this way,
it's less a kernel and more a hardware abstraction layer (HAL).

Anatomy of a Linux hypervisor

May 31, 2009 ... A number of hypervisor solutions have appeared that use Linux as the core. ... In
a typical layered architecture, the layer that provides for the ...

Better networking with SCTP

Feb 28, 2006 ... In this article, get to know the key features of SCTP in the Linux 2.6 kernel and
take a ... (Figure 1 shows the layered architecture of the IP stack.) ...

Embedded Linux applications: An overview

Aug 1, 2001 ... The core Linux operating system itself has a fairly simple micro-kernel
architecture. Networking and file systems are layered on top of the ...

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