Modules , Objects and Distributed Programming : Issues in RPC and Remote Object Invocation

@inproceedings{Levy1991ModulesO,
  title={Modules , Objects and Distributed Programming : Issues in RPC and Remote Object Invocation},
  author={Henry M. Levy and Ewan D. Tempero},
  year={1991}
}
Distributed programming can be greatly simplified by language support for distributed communication, such as that provided by remote procedure call (RPC) or remote object invocation. This paper examines design and implementation issues in these systems, and focuses on the influence of the communication system on a distributed program. To make the discussion concrete, we introduce a single application as implemented in two environments: Modula-2 +, an extension of Modula-2 with RPC, and Emerald… CONTINUE READING
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