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A communication service applied in a distributed data base system

  • Klaus Böhme
Data Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 123)

Abstract

The services of a communication system (CS) for a heterogeneous computer network is described. It is pointed out how the system meets the requirements of process communication in the Distributed Data Base System POREL. CS is related to ISO's model of Open Systems Interconnection.

Characteristics of the system are: Reliable data transport based on connections, conversion of data items and data structures, support for realizing complex systems of communicating processes since no asynchronous behaviour of application processes is required and since processes can wait for certain events.

Keywords

Communication System Structure Description Description Vector Connection Number Presentation Layer 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Böhme
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  1. 1.Institut fuer InformatikUniversity of StuttgartStuttgart 1Fed. Rep. of Germany

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