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New Concepts for Distributed System Structuring

  • Jean-Pierre Banatre
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 28)

Abstract

Distributed systems and data base applications tend to put forward the need of new structuring concepts. These concepts allow the grouping of several computations into logical entities called process groups,activities,teams… This paper reviews some recent proposals and presents a program structure, called multi-function, which generalizes the well known concept of function in order to describe parallel computations.

Keywords

Nest Activity Remote Procedure Call Stable Object Distribute Operating System Abstraction Mechanism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Banatre
    • 1
  1. 1.Campus de BeaulieuIRISA/INSA and INRIA RennesRennes-CedexFrance

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