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2013 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (1998)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
May 26, 1998 to May 29, 1998
ISSN: 1063-6927
ISBN: 0-8186-8292-2
pp: 554
Mustaque Ahamad , Georgia Institute of Technology
John T. Stasko , Georgia Institute of Technology
Brad Topol , Georgia Institute of Technology
ABSTRACT
In this article, we present the Mocha wide area computing infrastructure we are currently developing. Mocha provides support for robust shared objects on heterogeneous platforms, and utilizes advanced distributed shared memory techniques for maintaining consistency of shared objects that are replicated at multiple nodes to improve performance. In addition, our system handles failures that we feel will be common in wide area environments. We have used an approach that makes use of multiple communication protocols to improve the efficiency of shared object state transfers in Mocha. We also provide an empirical evaluation of our prototype implementation for local area, wide area, and home service networks and present a sample home service application that has been programmed with the system.
INDEX TERMS
wide area computing, shared objects, metacomputing, fault tolerance
CITATION
Mustaque Ahamad, John T. Stasko, Brad Topol, "Robust State Sharing for Wide Area Distributed Applications", 2013 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, vol. 00, no. , pp. 554, 1998, doi:10.1109/ICDCS.1998.679813
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