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):

Report Date:

1984-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE