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Allow an Atomic Action for Asynchronous Copy

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000100684D
Original Publication Date: 1990-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-16
Document File: 1 page(s) / 26K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Wang, DS: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This article describes a method for allowing enterprise users to request that the Document Interchange Architecture COPY function be processed either synchronously or asynchronously.

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Allow an Atomic Action for Asynchronous Copy

       This article describes a method for allowing enterprise
users to request that the Document Interchange Architecture COPY
function be processed either synchronously or asynchronously.

      An enterprise user may wish to copy an object from a source
library to a target library.  Sometimes this operation may not be
performed synchronously due to the availability of the line. No
mechanism prior to this disclosure exists in the Document Interchange
Architecture to allow this operation to be performed asynchronously.

      This article provides a mechanism whereby an enterprise user
can specify the option of either processing the COPY operation
immediately and the results returned to the user, or processing the
COPY operation asynchronously via a synchronous RETRIEVE operation
(to get a snapshot of the object from the source library), followed
by an asynchronous FILE operation (to file the snapshot of the object
to the target library at a later time) within one logical unit of
work.