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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 21. ACE Naming Service

The ACE Naming Service provides your application with a persistent key/value mapping mechanism, which can, for instance, create a server-to-address mapping much like DNS but tailored to your application's needs. The name space can cover a single process, all processes on a single node, or many processes on a network.

21.1 The ACE_Naming_Context

The ACE_Naming_Context class is the center of the Naming Service universe. Once you have an instance of a naming context, you can begin to provide it with key/value pairs and fetch data from it. In addition to the key/value pair, you can also provide a type value. The type does not augment the key in any way. That is, keys are unique within the entire naming context, not ...

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