Accession Number : ADA611648


Title :   Circus: A Replicated Procedure Call Facility


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.


Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCES


Personal Author(s) : Cooper, Eric C


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a611648.pdf


Report Date : Aug 1984


Pagination or Media Count : 14


Abstract : The Circus replicated procedure call facility for Berkeley UNIX is described. The main components of the system are a paired message protocol, a runtime library implementing replicated procedure call semantics, a binding service for replicated modules, and a stub compiler for the C programming language. The implementation of each of these components is discussed.


Descriptors :   *CLIENT SERVER SYSTEMS , *COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS , C PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE , COMMUNICATIONS PROTOCOLS , COMPILERS , COMPUTER PROGRAMS , DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING , FAULT TOLERANT COMPUTING , MESSAGE PROCESSING , OPERATING SYSTEMS(COMPUTERS)


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Systems Management and Standards


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE