It covers Java's RMI (Remote Method Invocation) facility and CORBA (Common Object Request Brokerage the industry-standard component protocol from UNIX); it describes how to design protocols to build message passing systems; discusses critical issues such as how to use Java's security facilities, how to write multi-threaded servers, and more. The author pays special attention to distributed data systems, collaboration, and applications that have high bandwidth requirements.
"Java Distributed Computing" provides an overview of the potential pitfalls programmers may face and offers practical solutions for Intranet, Internet, client/server, and other distributed applications. It covers:
By Jim Farley
384 pages, 1-56592-206-9, $32.95 (US)
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