Programming with Remote Procedure Calls (RPC)
The Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) mechanism is a high-level
communications paradigm for network applications.
By use of RPC, programs on networked platforms can communicate with
remote (and local) resources.
RPC allows network applications to use
specialized kinds of procedure calls designed to
hide the details of underlying networking mechanisms.
RPC is transport-independent, able to take advantage of whatever kinds
of networking mechanisms (such as
implements a logical client-to-server communications system designed
specifically for the support of network applications.
Generic facilities, such as
associate network services with universal network addresses.
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