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Engineering Distributed Objects - Wolfgang Emmerich

Engineering Distributed Objects

Hardcover Published: 20th April 2000
ISBN: 9780471986577
Number Of Pages: 390

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Wolfgang Emmerich Engineering Distributed Objects The pay-offs for creating distributed applications are in achieving portability, scalability and fault-tolerance. In order to simplify building software that performs robustly regardless of platform or network infrastructure, a new strata of 'middleware' has been created. This book provides a conceptual framework within which to describe object-oriented middleware for the integration of distributed objects. UML is used to explain distributed systems concepts. Presenting both an extended case study and smaller illustrative examples, there are plenty of coded examples in Java, C++, CORBA IDL and Microsoft IDL, which reflect the reality of today's multi-language heterogeneous systems. This is a book for developers who are new to programming in distributed environments. It also supports a variety of courses where the central theme is object-oriented development with middleware technologies. The book shows the middleware concepts and principles using examples taken from: * OMG/CORBA * Microsoft COM * Java/RMI On the accompanying website (http://www.distributed-objects.com) are exercises, sample solutions and working code for the examples. This site is also designed for instructors to assist them with course development and delivery.

Industry Reviews

"recommend..." --CVu, April 2001 "This remarkable book tackles distributed systems in relation to object-orientation and middle-ware. Anyone designing systems today should have a copy of this book on the shelf." --Computer Bulletin ...Book of the Month, May 2001


Distributed Systems.

Designing Distributed Objects.


Principles of Object-Oriented Middleware.

CORBA, COM and Java/RMI.

Resolving Heterogeneity.

Dynamic Object Requests.


Advanced Communication between Distributed Objects.

Locating Distributed Objects.

Life Cycle of Distributed Objects.

Object Persistence.

Distributed Object Transactions.


A Full CORBA C++ Implementation of Soccer Example.



ISBN: 9780471986577
ISBN-10: 0471986577
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 390
Published: 20th April 2000
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 19.29  x 3.32
Weight (kg): 1.13
Edition Number: 1

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