Papers/publications involving cfengine
  1. M. Burgess, Cfengine: a system configuration engine, University of Oslo report 1993. PDF

  2. M. Burgess, Cfengine: a site configuration engine, USENIX Computing systems, Vol8, No. 3 1995 PDF

  3. M. Burgess and R. Ralston, Strategies for Distributed Resource Administration Using Cfengine, Software-Practice and Experience 27, 1083 (1997). PDF

  4. M. Burgess and D. Skipitaris, Adaptive locks for frequently scheduled tasks with unpredictable runtimes, Proceedings of the 11th system administration conference (USENIX/LISA) October 1997. PDF

  5. M. Burgess, Automated system administration with feedback regulation, Software-Practice and Experience 28, 1519 (1998). PDF

  6. M. Burgess, Cfengine as a component of computer immune-systems, Proceedings of the Norwegian Informatics Conference 1998

  7. M. Burgess, Computer Immunology, Proceedings of the 12th System Administration Conference (USENIX/LISA) 1998, PDF

  8. A Somayaji, Towards a Homeostatic Operating System, (University of New Mexico Dissertation proposal) 1999 PDF

  9. A.L. Couch and M. Gilfix, It's Elementary, Dear Watson: Applying Logic Programming to Convergent System Management Processes, Proceedings of the 13th System Administration Conference (LISA99), Seattle, WA, USENIX Association, 1999.PDF

  10. D. Ressman and J. Valdés, Use of Cfengine for Automated, Multi-Platform Software and Patch Distribution, Proceedings of the 14th System Administration Conference (USENIX/LISA) October 2000. PDF

  11. M. Burgess, Evaluating cfengine's immunity model, Proceedings of the 2nd SANE system administration conference (USENIX/NLUUG) 2000. PDF

  12. M. Burgess and G. Canright, Scalability of peer configuration management in partially reliable and ad hoc networks, (Abridged version), Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP IM2003 conference on network management. PDF

  13. M. Burgess, On the theory of system administration, Science of Computer Programming 49, 2003. p1-46 PDF

  14. M. Burgess, Configurable immunity for evolving human-computer systems, Science of Computer Programming 51 2004, p197-213. PDF

  15. D. Mayhew, File Distribution Efficiencies: cfengine vs rsync, Proceedings of the 15th System Administration Conference (USENIX/LISA) 2001. PDF

  16. C. Beadnall and D. Mayhew, CfAdmin: A User Interface for Cfengine, Proceedings of the 15th System Administration Conference (USENIX/LISA) 2001. PDF

  17. M. Burgess and F. Sandnes, Predictable configuration management in a randomized scheduling framework, (with F. Sandnes),IFIP/IEEE DSOM 2001, PDF

  18. M. Burgess, Recent Developments in Cfengine, Unix.nl conference, Waardenburg (Netherlands) 2001, PDF

  19. M. Burgess, Two dimensional time-series for anomaly detection and regulation in adaptive systems, Proceeding of the IFIP/IEEE DSOM 2002 conference, Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science. PDF

  20. M. Logan, M. Felleisen and D. Blank-Edelman, Environmental Aquisition in Network Management, Proceedings of the 16th System Administration Conference (USENIX/LISA) 2002. PDF

  21. L. Kanies, "ISconf: Theory, Practice and Beyond", Proc. LISA 2003, USENIX Assoc., San Diego, CA, Oct 29, 2003, pp. 125-148. PDF

  22. A. Couch, J. Hart, E. Idhaw, and D. Kallas, "Seeking Closure In An Open World: A Behavioral Agent Approach to Configuration Management", Proc. LISA 2003, USENIX Assoc., San Diego, CA, Oct 29, 2003, pp. 115. PDF

  23. A. Couch and Yizhan Sun, "On the Algebraic Structure of Convergence", Proc. 14th IFIP/IEEE International Workshop on Distributed Systems: Operations and Management, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer-Verlag, Inc, pp. 28-40. 2003

  24. R. Berbeco, Exploration of Computer Immune Systems, (2004). PDF

  25. K. Begnum and M. Burgess, Principle components and importance ranking of distributed anomalies, Machine Learning Journal 58, p217 (2004). PDF

  26. A. Couch and Yizhan Sun, "On Observed Reproducibility in Network Configuration Management", Science of Computer Programming Special Issue on System Administration, 53, Elsevier, Inc, 2004, pp. 215-253.

  27. M. Burgess, Probabilistic Anomaly Detection In Distributed Computer Networks, Science of Computer Programming, to appear 2005. PDF

  28. M. Burgess, A Tiny Overview of Cfengine: Convergent Maintenance Agent, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Multi-Agent and Robotic Systems, MARS/ICINCO 2005. PDF

  29. M. Burgess and A. Couch, Autonomic Computing Approximated by Fixed-Point Promises, Proceedings of First IEEE International Workshop on Modelling Autonomic Communication Environments (MACE2006). p197-222 PDF

  30. Matus Harvan, Policy Conflict Detection for Cfengine. Technical Report, International University of Bremen, Germany. PDF


Other papers from Oslo University College on system administration.