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Milestones

The following are approximate dates when I will do something. If past experience continues, actual completion of scheduled tasks may be off by as much as give or take two weeks.

1.
Monday, April 6, 1998 thru Sunday, May 2, 1998: Examine available documentation on Windows NT to determine how the NT auditing features work and whether they can be used for a study of file access patterns.

2.
Monday, May 3, 1998 thru Sunday, May 9, 1998: Determine extent of Windows NT 4.0 kernel source code and begin looking at file system related source. Document the code which do auditing related tasks.

3.
Monday, May 10 thru Sunday, May 16, 1998: Continue study of Windows NT 4.0 kernel source code (including documentation of the code which perform auditing tasks).

4.
Monday, May 17, 1998: Decide how to proceed, based on what is known at this time.

5.
Tuesday, May 18 thru Fri., May 29, 1998: Write code for any necessary simulators and decide how to do the disk optimization study.

6.
Remainder of quarter Catch up time if I get behind schedule. Hopefully, a real system trace will be available to do testing of simulator and get some real work done.


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Barnett Hsu
1998-10-31