DCE: a guide to developing portable applications

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McGraw-Hill, Aug 1, 1995 - Computers - 568 pages
This book serves as a major reference for intermediate to advanced-level C programmers who are developing fully distributed client/server database applications across a diverse range of platforms, including Windows NT, Sun, AT&T, IBM, and Hewlett-Packard.

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Contents

lntroduction to DCE
1
The DCE Cell
13
The CDS Directory Entry
27
Binding
41
The CDSX User Command l
57
The CDSX User Command ll
77
NSl Entry Operations
97
lntroduction to Basic Server Design
125
The RPC Model
231
Programming Binding Methods
255
Debugging Memory Problems and Exception Handling
281
Appendix A Common Data Definitions
293
Appendix B CDS Utility Library Source Files
311
Server Source Code
337
The Remote Magnetic Tape APlRPC Library
349
Appendix E DCE Threads Source Example
411

Export and Endpoint Registration Mechanisms
145
lntroduction to DCE Threads
161
Thread lnternals
175
S8ntenti
186
Overview of Server Design
215
Appendix F DCE Frequently Asked Questions
419
Appendix G DCEs RPC Runtime Functions
439
lndex
563
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