Taos Operating System (1995)

Taos is an operating system developed by Tao Systems that addresses the limitations of conventional systems. It is hardware independent, provides load balancing and support for heterogeneous processing, and employs dynamic binding and multi-threading. The challenge of parallel systems lies in the difficulty of programming them, but Taos makes it easy by allowing programmers to think in terms of parallel processes. The system is highly portable and can run on a wide range of hardware without the need for re-compilation. Taos uses a process and communications model of parallelism, and communication between objects is achieved through asynchronous messaging. The system is compact and provides a versatile and powerful programming environment for parallel computing.


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