Middleware pp 43-62 | Cite as

RPC-based Middleware

  • Daniel Serain
Part of the Practitioner Series book series (PRACT.SER.)


The advantages of distributed processing no longer need to be demonstrated. However, its realization imposes the requirement that we define the unit of distribution. With message-based middleware, this unit is the application itself since this middleware allows communication between applications. During the design of a new application, the problem of defining the unit of distribution occurs. Since programs are decomposed into procedures, they appear as the ideal candidates for distribution.


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© Springer-Verlag London 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Serain
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  1. 1.Digital Equipment CorporationCentre Technique EuropeSophia-Antipolis CedexFrance

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