Richard Peebles

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This research is focussed on solving certain problems of distributed processing on a distributed data base, with emphasis on transaction processing. Many data bases exhibit <underline>geographic locality of reference</underline>; most of the transactions homing on a given component of the data base originate from a particular geographic region. At the same(More)
A network of minicomputers to support transaction processing against a distributed data base is described. This pa?er gives a brief overview of the design based on a loop communications subnetwork and then describes analytic and simulation models that have been used to predict perrefinance. Service demands in this network are assumed to have the following(More)
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