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My Papers We Love talk in San Francisco on October 12, 2017 on "ARC: A self-tuning, low overhead replacement cache." Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8sZRBdmqc0

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ARC after dark
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Bryan Cantrill
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Papers we love: ARC
• Discussing ARC: A self-tuning, low overhead replacement
cache by Nimrod Megiddo and Dharmendra Modha
• Appeared in USENIX FAST ’03
• Has been broadly deployed in production — most notably in
ZFS, in at least illumos (SmartOS, etc.) and FreeBSD
• As much as possible, want to let the paper speak for itself —
and provoke discussion!
ARC in the abstract
Introduction
Book of Genesis, 1:1
The Von Neumann architecture
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Papers We Love: ARC after dark