Middleware An Architecture for Distributed System Services 1

  title={Middleware An Architecture for Distributed System Services 1},
  author={Philip A. Bernstein},
To help solve heterogeneity and distributed computing problems, vendors are offering distributed system services that have standard programming interfaces and protocols. Standard programming interfaces make it easier to port applications to a variety of platforms, giving the customer some vendor-independence. Standard protocols enable programs to interoperate. These distributed system services are called middleware, because they sit ‘‘in the middle,’’ layering above the operating system and… CONTINUE READING


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