Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

UC Berkeley

On the Performance of Courier Remote Procedure Calls Under 4.1c BSD

James R Larus

EECS Department
University of California, Berkeley
Technical Report No. UCB/CSD-83-123
August 1983

http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Pubs/TechRpts/1983/CSD-83-123.pdf

Courier is a remote procedure call standard developed by Xerox. This paper reports measurements of Courier's performance under 4.1c BSD Unix running on VAX-11/780s and on Sun personal workstations.

The cost of a remote procedure call is many times that of a local call. However, Courier's performance could be greatly improved by using a simpler protocol and better Ethernet interfaces.


BibTeX citation:

@techreport{Larus:CSD-83-123,
    Author = {Larus, James R},
    Title = {On the Performance of Courier Remote Procedure Calls Under 4.1c BSD},
    Institution = {EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley},
    Year = {1983},
    Month = {Aug},
    URL = {http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Pubs/TechRpts/1983/6334.html},
    Number = {UCB/CSD-83-123},
    Abstract = {Courier is a remote procedure call standard developed by Xerox. This paper reports measurements of Courier's performance under 4.1c BSD Unix running on VAX-11/780s and on Sun personal workstations.  <p>  The cost of a remote procedure call is many times that of a local call.  However, Courier's performance could be greatly improved by using a simpler protocol and better Ethernet interfaces.}
}

EndNote citation:

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%D 1983
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%F Larus:CSD-83-123