Skip navigation

Gerald J. Popek

Gerald Popek is Professor of Computer Science at UCLA and President of Locus Computing Corporation in Santa Monica.

Titles by This Author

Computer systems consisting of many machines will be the norm within a few years. However, making a collection of machines appear as a single, coherent system—in which the location of files, servers, programs, or users is invisible to users who do not wish to know—is a very difficult problem. LOCUS, a distributed version of the popular operating system Unix, provides an excellent solution.