Globe: a wide area distributed system

  title={Globe: a wide area distributed system},
  author={Maarten van Steen and Philip Homburg and Andrew S. Tanenbaum},
  journal={IEEE Concurrency},
frastructure is still lacking. We propose Globe: a novel scalable infrastructure for a massive worldwide distributed system. Currently, designers build applications on top of a limited number of communication services. On the Internet, for example, this means that applications communicate mainly through transmissioncontrol protocol (TCP) connections, but otherwise must implement all additional services themselves, including services for naming, replication, migration, fault tolerance, and… CONTINUE READING
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