A Design for File Access in a Mobile Environment

  title={A Design for File Access in a Mobile Environment},
  author={Nikki Mirghafori and Anne Fontaine},
  journal={1994 First Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications},
Reducing communication cost is important-in a mobile enuironment, because transmission of data over the radio link is slow, expensive, and unreliable. Providing data consistencg is crucial because-many mobile applilcations are database applications which rely on consistent data. In this paper we propose a design for a fiIe access mechanism specific to a mobile environment. Our two main design goals are to reduce communication cost and to provide data consistency. We reduce the amount of… CONTINUE READING

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