Sincere thanks to my manager, Ganesh Ramamurthy, for his support and patience. Thanks to Allan Packer for his contributions and encouragement. Thanks to Denis Sheahan, Sriram Gummuluru, and Bob Sneed for sharing their considerable ORACLE expertise and valuable time. Thanks to Yufei Zhu for help with the test system. Thanks to Vinay Srihari, Yunrui Li, Wei Hu, and Douglas Utzig of ORACLE for their support and technical insight. Thanks to Dave Miller of Sun for an extensive review of this article.