Fine-Grained Mobility in the Emerald System

@article{Jul1988FineGrainedMI,
  title={Fine-Grained Mobility in the Emerald System},
  author={Eric Jul and Henry M. Levy and Norman C. Hutchinson and Andrew P. Black},
  journal={ACM Trans. Comput. Syst.},
  year={1988},
  volume={6},
  pages={109-133}
}
Emerald is an object-based language and system designed for the construction of distributed programs. An explicit goal of Emerald is support for object mobility; objects in Emerald can freely move within the system to take advantage of distribution and dynamically changing environments. We say that Emerald has fine-grained mobility because Emerald objects can be small data objects as well as process objects. Fine-grained mobility allows us to apply mobility in new ways but presents… CONTINUE READING

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