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Building Secure and Reliable Network Applications

By Birman, Kenneth P.

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Book Id: WPLBN0000659952
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 2.68 MB.
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Building Secure and Reliable Network Applications  
Author: Birman, Kenneth P.
Language: English
Subject: Entrepreneurial Economics, Commercial Entrepreneurship, Technology
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Excerpt: Unix is a Trademark of Santa Cruz Operations, Inc. CORBA (Common Object Request Broker Architecture) and OMG IDL are trademarks of the Object Management Group. ONC (Open Network Computing), NFS (Network File System), Solaris, Solaris MC, XDR (External Data Representation), and Java are trademarks of Sun Microsystems Inc. DCE is a trademark of the Open Software Foundation. XTP (Xpress Transfer Protocol) is a trademark of the XTP Forum. RADIO is a trademark of Stratus Computer Corporation. Isis Reliable Software Developer?s Kit, Isis Reliable Network File System, Isis Reliable Message Bus and Isis for Databases are trademarks of Isis Distributed Computing Systems, Inc. Orbix is a trademark of Iona Technologies Ltd. Orbix+Isis is a joint trademark of Iona and Isis Distributed Computing Systems, Inc. TIB (Teknekron Information Bus) and Subject Based Addressing are trademarks of Teknekron Software Systems (although we use ?subject based addressing? in a more general sense in this text). Chorus is a trademark of Chorus Systemes Inc. Power Objects is a trademark of Oracle Corporation. Netscape is a trademark of Netscape Communications. OLE, Windows, Windows New Technology (Windows NT), and Windows 95 are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Lotus Notes is a trademark of Lotus Computing Corporation. Purify is a trademark of Highland Software, Inc. Proliant is a trademark of Compaq Computers Inc. VAXClusters, DEC MessageQ, and DECsafe Available Server Environment are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation. MQSeries and SP2 are trademarks of International Business Machines. Power Builder is a trademark of PowerSoft Corporation. Visual Basic is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Ethernet is a trademark of Xerox Corporation. Other products and services mentioned in this document are covered by the trademarks, service marks, or product names as designated by the companies that market those products.

Table of Contents
CONTENTS TRADEMARKS CITED IN THE TEXT 14 PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 15 INTRODUCTION 16 A USER?S GUIDE TO THIS BOOK 26 PART I: BASIC DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES 28 1. FUNDAMENTALS 29 1.1 Introduction 29 1.2 Components of a Reliable Distributed Computing System 32 1.2.1 Communications Technology 35 1.2.2 Basic transport and network services 36 1.2.3 Reliable transport software and communication support 38 1.2.4 ?Middleware?: Software tools, utilities, and programming languages 38 1.2.5 Distributed computing environments 39 1.2.6 End-user applications 40 1.3 Critical Dependencies 41 1.4 Next Steps 42 1.5 Additional Reading 43 2. COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES 44 2.1 Types of Communication Devices 44 2.2 Properties 45 2.3 Ethernet 46 2.4 FDDI 48 2.5 B-ISDN and the Intelligent Network 50 2.6 ATM 53 2.7 Cluster and Parallel Architectures 56 2.8 Next steps 57 2.9 Additional Reading 58


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