Title: Management control in a distributed computing environment

Authors: Sebastian A. Sora

Addresses: IBM Systems Research Education Center, New York, USA

Abstract: This paper reviews the basic topological forms that make up a distributed computing system, two methodologies of databases and the application set, with a view to briefing management on how to control this complex system efficiently.

Keywords: distributed computing systems; management control; hierarchical form; horizontal form; meshed form; primary system; secondary system; tightly-coupled system; replicated databases; partitioned databases; executive computer.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1988.062646

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1988 Vol.1 No.1/2, pp.43 - 52

Published online: 11 Jun 2014 *

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