MO2 An object Oriented Model for DataBase and Parallel Systems

  • A. Attoui
  • Ph. Homond


In this paper, we are interested in the actors placing problem on a distributed architecture (transputer network and station network) and the management of communications between the different active entities on the network. The main feature of the suggested method of placing is the use of basic element called forms in order to group the actors of an application. The combination of the basic forms (pipes, matrix, trees) permits to construct various application architectures. Forms are managed in the same way as the other objects supported by the system. Hence, they are three types of objects to be placed on the network actors, forms and virtual communication channels. The aim of the method is to found an arrangement between the policy which consists to minimize the communication cost and the policy which try to balance the load of the network.

Forms can be dynamically moved in time. Therefore applications like network neuronal applications can be easily supported.


Communication Cost Exit Point Virtual Channel Pipe Length Object Orient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Attoui
    • 1
  • Ph. Homond
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’InformatiqueUniversité Blaise Pascal IIAubiere CedexFrance

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