VMTP as the transport layer for high-performance distributed systems

@article{Cheriton1989VMTPAT,
  title={VMTP as the transport layer for high-performance distributed systems},
  author={D. Cheriton and C. L. Williamson},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
  year={1989},
  volume={27},
  pages={37-44}
}
The authors identify and discuss three major categories of deficiencies in current transport protocols: performance, naming, and functionality. They describe the design of the Versatile Message Transaction Protocol (VMTP) and some performance measurements of the protocol used in the V-Distributed System. They show that VMTP addresses all of the above issues… CONTINUE READING