Erez Zadok is an PhD candidate in the Computer Science Department at Columbia University. His primary interests include operating systems, file systems, and ways to ease system administration tasks. The work described in this paper was first mentioned in his PhD thesis proposal[Zadok97]. In May 1991 Erez received his B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science. In December of 1994 he received his M.S. degree in Computer Science from the same school. Erez came to the United States in 1987 and has lived in New York ever since. In his free time Erez is an amateur photographer, science fiction devotee, and classical music fan. Email address: ezk AT cs.columbia.edu.
Ion Badulescu is a staff associate at the computer science department. He is also a B.A. candidate at Columbia University and is expected to graduate in May 1999. His primary interests include operating systems, networking, compilers, and languages. His life outside the Computer Science Department includes classical music, soccer, roller-blading, biking, and science fiction. Email address: email@example.com.
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