The Aleph Toolkit: Support for Scalable Distributed Shared Objects

  title={The Aleph Toolkit: Support for Scalable Distributed Shared Objects},
  author={Maurice Herlihy},
The shared object model is an appealing programming abstraction for distributed computing. By hiding the details of the network and data distribution, it allows the programmer to focus on higher-level concerns, and makes the program structure robust in the presence of changes in distribution patterns or environment. Nevertheless, it is not at all clear that the distributed shared object model can be adapted to the needs of modern large-scale distributed applications. The Aleph Toolkit is a… CONTINUE READING
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