• Published 2015

Reliable distributed computing with Avalon Common

@inproceedings{Lisp2015ReliableDC,
  title={Reliable distributed computing with Avalon Common},
  author={Lisp and Stewart M. Clamen},
  year={2015}
}
We present an overview of the novel aspects of Avaion/Common Lisp: (1) support for remote evaluation through a new evaiuator data type; (2) a generalization of the traditional client/server model of computation, allowing clients to extend server interfaces and server writers to hide aspects of distribution, sucrras caching, from clients; (3) support for automatic commit and abort processing of transactions and automatic crash recovery of atomic data. These capabilities provide programmers with… CONTINUE READING