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DBMS (Database Management System)

DCE (Distributed Computing Environment)

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Distributed Object Computing

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Enterprise Network

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Web Technologies and Concepts


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Web Links
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IETF Working Group: Distributed Management (disman)

Distributed applications and the Web

Distributed Computing: An Overview

Distributed computing links By Kang Sung-IL

Distributed Computing, links at Washington University

Distributed Objects, Cetus Links- Object-Orientation (involved in code cracking distributed processing projects)

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The Globus Project

Condor High Throughput Computing home page

XML: Completing the E-Business Picture, by Simon Phipps

"AgentOS: The Agent-Based Distributed Operating System for Mobile Networks" by Larry T. Chen

3Com paper: "Massively Distributed Systems"

3Com paper: "The Net Impact of N-Tiered Applications"

Distributed Science (peer-to-peer supercomputing technologies)

Entropia (the computer the size of planet Earth)

Parabon Computation (donate or sell idle computer time)

Popular Power (donate or sell idle computer time)

Google Supercomputing Web Directory

"Internet Computing and the Emerging Grid," by Ian Foster at (also see links at end)

New Web Links





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