This issue can be accessed at the ACM Digital Library.

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Operating Systems Review (OSR) Special Topics August 2017 edition is hot off the presses and features some of the ground-breaking research taking place within VMware. VMware is extremely honored to take part in this edition. OSR is a publication of the ACM Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (SIGOPS), whose scope of interest includes: computer operating systems and architecture for multiprogramming, multiprocessing, and time-sharing; resource management; evaluation and simulation; reliability, integrity, and security of data; communications among computing processors; and computer system modeling and analysis.

Consistent with VMware’s tradition of collaborative innovation, the collection of papers are authored by developers from VMware’s product teams, members of the VMware Research Group along with our academic and industry research partners. David Tennenhouse, VMware’s Chief Research Officer, provides an introduction reflecting on the evolution of research at VMware with respect to the research topics and the role of research at VMware. Mark Silberstein (Technion, Israel) and Christopher Rossbach (UT, Austin/VMware Research) were co-editors.