Chapter 3. Interprocess communication layer: Introduction
A number of important concepts were introduced in this section. First is the idea of a layered structure of protocols which are used to match the hardware and software characteristics. Second is that a distributed processor is not necessarily a network, it could also be a distributed computer; however, the same design regime applies to both concepts. Lastly, is a definition and overview of a number of concepts which will be more fully developed later in this book.
KeywordsCongestion Control Hierarchial Nature Virtual Circuit Virtual Path Message Loss
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