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Paradis-Net

A Network Interface for Parallel and Distributed Applications
  • Guido Malpohl
  • Florin Isailă
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3421)

Abstract

This paper describes Paradis-Net, a typed event-driven message-passing interface for designing distributed systems. Paradis-Net facilitates the development of both peer-to-peer and client-server architectures through a mechanism called “Cooperation”. We introduce the programming interface and compare its mechanisms to active messages and remote procedure calls. Finally we demonstrate how the interface can be used to implement communication patterns typical for distributed systems and how peer-to-peer functionality can be mapped onto Paradis-Net.

Keywords

Message Passing Interface Distribute Hash Table Message Type Active Message Remote Procedure Call 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Malpohl
    • 1
  • Florin Isailă
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Program Structures and Data OrganizationUniversity of KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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