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A Real-Time Total Order Multicast Protocol

  • Kayhan Erciyes
  • Ahmet Şahan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3036)

Abstract

We describe, analyze and submit results of a real-time total order multicast protocol developed on a distributed real-time system architecture that consists of hierarchical rings with synchronous packet delivering characteristics. The protocol is structured on and closely interacts with the distributed clock synchronization and the real-time group management modules. The synchronous characteristics of the protocol makes it suitable for hard real-time applications where total ordering is required. The complexity analysis of the protocol is given and the performance results are shown for several scenarios. We show that the developed protocol is correct, scalable and real-time.

Keywords

Total Order Clock Synchronization Frame Period Layer Ring Atomic Broadcast 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kayhan Erciyes
    • 1
  • Ahmet Şahan
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer Sci. DeptCalifornia State University, San MarcosSan MarcosU.S.A.
  2. 2.Ege University International Computer Inst.IzmirTurkey

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