Towards a Modern Communications API

  title={Towards a Modern Communications API},
  author={Michael J. Demmer and Kevin R. Fall and Teemu Koponen and Scott Shenker},
We contend that a new networking API could better serve the needs of dataand service-oriented applications, and could more easily map to heterogeneous environments, than the pervasive Sockets API does. In this paper, we present an initial design of a networking API based on the publish/subscribe paradigm, along with an exploration of its security implications, examples to demonstrate several common use cases, and a discussion of how the implementation of such an API could leverage a wide range… CONTINUE READING
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