distributed computing environment

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Distributed Computing Environment definition


(DCE) An architecture consisting of standard programming interfaces, conventions and server functionalities (e.g. naming, distributed file system, remote procedure call) for distributing applications transparently across networks of heterogeneous computers. DCE is promoted and controlled by the Open Software Foundation (OSF).
Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.soft-sys.dce.
(http://dstc.edu.au/AU/research_news/dce/dce.html).
(1994-12-07)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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