DCOM Explained

DCOM Explained

1st Edition - August 17, 1998

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  • Paperback ISBN: 9781555582166

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DCOM Explained describes what services DCOM provides, both development and runtime. Thus the aim of the book is not to teach how to program using DCOM, but to explain what DCOM does so readers will become better able to use it more effectively, understand the options available when using DCOM, and understand the types of applications that can be built by using DCOM. This book describes: what each of the services mean, including load balancing, security, guaranteed delivery, deferred delivery, broadcasting and multi-casting, and session handling what the service aims to do, such as saving time and effort or providing a secure, resilient, reliable, high performance network how the service could be provided, and what other solutions exist for achieving the same end how Microsoft has tackled the problem

Key Features

  • Provides a complete, easy to understand, and compact picture of all the services of DCOM
  • Written from a designer or manager's point of view
  • Compares DCOM with other middleware


Technical managers, project leaders, designers, systems analysts, programmers, systems desigers

Table of Contents

  • What is DCOM?
    Main Concepts Used in DCOM
    Main Services of DCOM
    Active X
    MS RPC
    Other Communication Functions
    DCOM and Windows NT
    DCOM and Other Platform Support
    DCOM and the Internet
    Microsoft Transaction Server
    MSMQ (Falcon)
    OLE DB and Active Data Objects
    Directory Services

Product details

  • No. of pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Digital Press 1998
  • Published: August 17, 1998
  • Imprint: Digital Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781555582166

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