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A World-Wide Distributed System Using Java and the Internet

Chandy, K. Mani and Dimitrov, Boris and Le, Huy and Mandelson, Jakob and Richardson, Matthew and Rifkin, Adam and Sivilotti, Paolo A. G. and Tanaka, Wesley and Weisman, Luke (1996) A World-Wide Distributed System Using Java and the Internet. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished)

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This paper describes the design of a distributed system built using Java that supports peer-to-peer communication among processes spread across a network. We identify the requirements of a software layer that supports distributed computing, and we propose a design that meets those requirements. Our primary concern is the identification, specification, and implementation of software components that can be composed in different ways to develop correct distributed applications. Though our implementation uses Java, the fundamental ideas apply to any object-oriented language that supports messaging and threads.

Item Type:Report or Paper (Technical Report)
Additional Information:© 1996 California Institute of Technology. March 8, 1996. This work is supported in part by the Center for Research on Parallel Computation under grant NSF CCR-912008, and by CISE Directorate grant CCR-9527130 for the integration of symbolic computing with frameworks of classes and problem-solving archetypes.
Group:Computer Science Technical Reports
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Center for Research in Parallel ComputationUNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:Distributed systems, collaborative environments
Record Number:CaltechCSTR:1996.cs-tr-96-08
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