Encyclopedia of Database Systems

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.NET Remoting

  • Aniruddha GokhaleEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-7993-3_1204-2



.NET Remoting [1, 2] is a Microsoft technology comprising a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) for interprocess communication available within the .NET Framework. .NET Remoting serves as the distribution middleware layer, which enables communication between distributed applications that can choose their own transport protocol, serialization format, an application model and different schemes to manage object lifetimes.

Key Points

Central to the .NET Remoting architecture is the notion of a remotable object and a brokering capability that enables communication between application domains. An application domain in the .NET framework provides a type-safe and secure unit of execution and isolation. .NET Remoting makes it feasible for multiple application domains to communicate with each other without concern for whether they are hosted within the same operating system process, or across multiple different...

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Recommended Reading

  1. 1.
    .NET Framework Remoting Architecture. http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/2e7z38xb.aspx
  2. 2.
    Microsoft Technologies, .NET Remoting: Core Protocol Specification, [MS-NRTP] v20080207, Feb 2008.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Hans-Arno Jacobsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada