Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The Spread toolkit for distributed computing

By Vasudev Ram

The Spread toolkit seems interesting. I just saw it. It is a toolkit for distributed computing. It supports C/C++, Java and Python.

Excerpts from the site:

[ Some of the services and benefits provided by Spread:

Reliable and scalable messaging and group communication.

A very powerful but simple API simplifies the construction of distributed architectures.

Easy to use, deploy and maintain.

Highly scalable from one local area network to complex wide area networks.

Supports thousands of groups with different sets of members.

Enables message reliability in the presence of machine failures, process crashes and recoveries, and network partitions and merges.

Provides a range of reliability, ordering and stability guarantees for messages.

Emphasis on robustness and high performance.

Completely distributed algorithms with no central point of failure. ]

Spread Credits (people who worked on Spread.)

The Spread license.

Spread Concepts, the company behind the Spread toolkit.

About Spread Concepts.

The Spread Concepts Team. They seem to have good backgrounds.

- Vasudev Ram - Dancing Bison Enterprises

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