Experience – Tandem

Tandem Computers
Cupertino, CA
Software Designer
July 1994 to December 1995

Senior OS Engineer in the Guardian Development Group. Tandem systems used multiple processors in a message based OS that was fault tolerant on three platforms: proprietary chip, MIPS T3000, and MIPS R4000.

  •   Responsibilities included kernel development and bug fixing.
  •   Designed and implemented a kernel managed swap subsystem that was fault tolerant. Included the ability to add/remove an active swap disk and disk down processing.
  •   Responsible for rewriting the memory initialization subsystem. This consisted of moving code from system to the boot sequence.