Erez Zadok is an Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science Department at Columbia University. He received his B.S. in Comp. Sci. in 1991, and his M.S. degree in 1994, both from Columbia University. His primary interests include file systems, operating systems, networking, and security. The work described in this paper was first mentioned in his Ph.D. thesis proposal.
Ion Badulescu holds a B.A. from Columbia University. His primary interests include operating systems, networking, compilers, and languages.
Alex Shender is the manager of the computer facilities at Columbia University's Computer Science Department. His primary interests include operating systems, networks, and system administration. In May 1998 he received his B.S. in Comp. Sci. from Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science.
For access to sources for the file systems described in this paper see http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~ezk/research/software/.