Hierarchical Object Groups in Distributed Operating Systems

  title={Hierarchical Object Groups in Distributed Operating Systems},
  author={Kentaro Shimizu and Mamoru Maekawa and Jun Hamano},
This paper describes a new concept and mechanism, called an object group, which realizes hierarchical, integrated object processing and management. Object groups can be used as a software basis for constructing object-based distributed systems. They support hierarchical control of objects, group-oriented communication, group access control, group resource management, and some generic operations on groups, providing consistent and uniform interfaces. Applications include job control, parallel… CONTINUE READING


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