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Open Distributed Processing and Distributed Platforms : IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology - J. Rolia

Open Distributed Processing and Distributed Platforms

IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

By: J. Rolia (Editor), Jacob Slonim (Editor), John Botsford (Editor)

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Published: December 2009
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Advances in computer networking have allowed computer systems across the world to be interconnected. Open Distributed Processing (ODP) systems are those that support heterogenous distributed applications both within and between autonomous organizations. Many challenges must be overcome before ODP systems can be fully realized. This book describes the recent advances in the theory and practice of developing, deploying and managing open distributed systems. Applications of these systems include but are not limited to telecommunication, medical and large scale transaction processing and electronic commerce systems. All of these are currently developed on distributed platforms. For anybody working in industry or research in this field, Open Distributed Processing and Distributed Platforms will prove an invaluable text.

Preface
Conference Committees
A programming system for the development of TINA servicesp. 3
CoCoDoc: a framework for collaborative compound document editing based on OpenDoc and CORBAp. 15
Group interrogation: a group programming primitivep. 34
Towards a new ODP enterprise languagep. 51
An enterprise trader model for DCOMp. 63
Metal-Level service type specificationsp. 74
Type checking in open distributed systems: a complete model and its Z specificationp. 85
A HORB-based network management systemp. 99
Using ODP as a framework for CORBA-based distributed applications managementp. 110
Management of CORBA objects monitoring for the multiware platformp. 122
Protocol support for optimized, context sensitive request/response communication over connection oriented networksp. 137
Performance measurements of multi-threaded servers in a distributed environmentp. 151
Towards automatic trading of QoS parameters in multimedia distributed applicationsp. 166
An event service for open distributed systemsp. 183
Design and evaluation of a distributed event recognition systemp. 195
An event framework for CORBA-based monitoring and management systemsp. 210
The persistent object group service - an approach to fault tolerance of open distributed applicationsp. 224
Nested transaction and concurrency control services on CORBAp. 236
Using interception to create domains in distributed systemsp. 251
Multi-party binding in an ODP worldp. 264
Specification of mobile transparencyp. 276
LIMBO: a tuple space based platform for adaptive mobile applicationsp. 291
Implementing the OMG trading object service - the TOI productp. 303
Federated naming in an ODP environmentp. 314
Index of contributorsp. 327
Keyword indexp. 329
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ISBN: 9780412812309
ISBN-10: 0412812304
Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 329
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 1.45