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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 36 Issue 3, September 2004

Approaches to fault-tolerant and transactional mobile agent execution---an algorithmic view
Stefan Pleisch, André Schiper
Pages: 219-262
DOI: 10.1145/1035570.1035571

Over the past years, mobile agent technology has attracted considerable attention, and a significant body of literature has been published. To further develop mobile agent technology, reliability mechanisms such as fault tolerance and transaction...

Inheritance processing and conflicts in structural generalization hierarchies
Anna Formica, Michele Missikoff
Pages: 263-290
DOI: 10.1145/1035570.1035572

Replication for web hosting systems
Swaminathan Sivasubramanian, Michal Szymaniak, Guillaume Pierre, Maarten van Steen
Pages: 291-334
DOI: 10.1145/1035570.1035573

Replication is a well-known technique to improve the accessibility of Web sites. It generally offers reduced client latencies and increases a site's availability. However, applying replication techniques is not trivial, and various Content...