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USE OF ABSTRACT OBJECTS AND CONCRETE INSTANCES TO DEAL WITH PROBLEMS OF SYNCHRONIZATION AND REPLICATION

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027734D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-09

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A new architecture is proposed for synchronizing multiple replicated copies of information. This problem is acute when reliable, instantaneous communication among sites cannot be guaranteed (as in cases of mobile computing and distributed data bases).