Topic: locating named objects by broadcast

topics > Group: naming

broadcasting information
client-server model for distributed systems
name server or name directory


Use broadcast to locate objects with a standard name (e.g., locate a name server or file server). (cbb 12/00)
Subtopic: broadcast to locate services up

Quote: Clearinghouse stubs must use broadcast to locate a server that's moved [»oppeDC7_1983]
Quote: the first DO-TRANSACTION broadcasts the server's port to find its physical network address; used for future transactions (a hint) [»vanrR10_1988]
Quote: an Amoeba domain is an interconnected collection of local area networks; broadcasts to every machine in the domain but none outside; e.g., for locating a port [»taneAS12_1990]
Quote: services joins a Jini federation by multicast to the well-known port of lookup services [»waldJ7_1999]
Quote: notification and queries need broadcast to convey results and locate services; e.g., reduces demand on centralized directories [»cherDR4_1984]
Quote: INS uses IP unicast to identify services by description or intentional name; ubiquitous for mobile and wireless [»adjiW12_1999]
Quote: INS can deliver a message to the optimal service node or any service node satisfying an intentional name [»adjiW12_1999]

Subtopic: broadcast filters up

Quote: each object directory is in a name handling process group; responds to multicasts of its name prefix (also cached) [»cherDR3_1988]

Subtopic: well-known group IDs up

Quote: the V kernel has a large range of fixed, well-known group IDs; e.g., for file servers

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