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ACE Programmer's Guide, The: Practical Design Patterns for Network and Systems Programming by Umar Syyid, James CE Johnson, Stephen D. Huston

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Chapter 9. Other IPC Types

So far, we have focused on TCP/IP (ACE_SOCK_Stream and friends). ACE also offers many other IPC wrapper classes that support both interhost and intrahost communication. Keep in mind that intrahost communications is a very simplified host-to-host communication situation, and interhost IPC mechanisms all work perfectly fine for communication between collocated entities. Like the TCP/IP Sockets wrappers, most of the IPC wrappers offer an interface compatible with using them in the ACE Acceptor-Connector framework (ACE_Acceptor, ACE_Connector, and ACE_Svc_Handler classes).

9.1 Interhost IPC with UDP/IP

UDP is a datagram-oriented protocol that operates over IP. Therefore, as with TCP/IP, UDP uses IP addressing. Also as ...

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