RFC 992

On communication support for fault tolerant process groups, November 1986

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc992.txt
File formats:
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Status:
UNKNOWN
Authors:
K.P. Birman
T.A. Joseph
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC0992

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Abstract

This memo describes a collection of multicast communication primitives integrated with a mechanism for handling process failure and recovery. These primitives facilitate the implementation of fault-tolerant process groups, which can be used to provide distributed services in an environment subject to non-malicious crash failures.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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