Lilith: A software framework for the rapid development of scalable tools for distributed computing

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Lilith is a general purpose tool that provides a highly scalable, easy distribution of user code across a heterogeneous computing platform. By handling the details of code distribution and communication, such a framework allows for the rapid development of tools for the use and management of large distributed systems. This speed-up in development not only enables the easy creation of tools as needed but also facilitates the ultimate development of more refined, hard-coded tools as well. Lilith is written in Java, providing platform independence and further facilitating rapid tool development through Object reuse and ease of development. The authors present ... continued below

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Gentile, A. C.; Evensky, D. A. & Armstrong, R. C. December 31, 1997.

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Lilith is a general purpose tool that provides a highly scalable, easy distribution of user code across a heterogeneous computing platform. By handling the details of code distribution and communication, such a framework allows for the rapid development of tools for the use and management of large distributed systems. This speed-up in development not only enables the easy creation of tools as needed but also facilitates the ultimate development of more refined, hard-coded tools as well. Lilith is written in Java, providing platform independence and further facilitating rapid tool development through Object reuse and ease of development. The authors present the user-involved objects in the Lilith Distributed Object System and the Lilith User API. They present an example of tool development, illustrating the user calls, and present results demonstrating Lilith`s scalability.

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  • 18. international conference on distributed computing systems, Amsterdam (Netherlands), 26-29 May 1998

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  • Other: DE98050982
  • Report No.: SAND--97-8700C
  • Report No.: CONF-980517--
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 663171
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc707361

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Gentile, A. C.; Evensky, D. A. & Armstrong, R. C. Lilith: A software framework for the rapid development of scalable tools for distributed computing, article, December 31, 1997; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc707361/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.