Last Modified
2014-09-26 23:23:08 -0700
Requires
  • socket
  • thread
  • fcntl
  • drb/eq
  • drb/invokemethod
  • drb/invokemethod16

Description

drb/drb.rb

Distributed Ruby: dRuby version 2.0.4

Copyright © 1999-2003 Masatoshi SEKI. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Ruby.

Author

Masatoshi SEKI

Documentation

William Webber (william@williamwebber.com)

Overview

dRuby is a distributed object system for Ruby. It allows an object in one Ruby process to invoke methods on an object in another Ruby process on the same or a different machine.

The Ruby standard library contains the core classes of the dRuby package. However, the full package also includes access control lists and the Rinda tuple-space distributed task management system, as well as a large number of samples. The full dRuby package can be downloaded from the dRuby home page (see References).

For an introduction and examples of usage see the documentation to the DRb module.

References

www2a.biglobe.ne.jp/~seki/ruby/druby.html

The dRuby home page, in Japanese. Contains the full dRuby package and links to other Japanese-language sources.

www2a.biglobe.ne.jp/~seki/ruby/druby.en.html

The English version of the dRuby home page.

www.chadfowler.com/ruby/drb.html

A quick tutorial introduction to using dRuby by Chad Fowler.

www.linux-mag.com/2002-09/ruby_05.html

A tutorial introduction to dRuby in Linux Magazine by Dave Thomas. Includes a discussion of Rinda.

www.eng.cse.dmu.ac.uk/~hgs/ruby/dRuby/

Links to English-language Ruby material collected by Hugh Sasse.

www.rubycentral.com/book/ospace.html

The chapter from Programming Ruby by Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt which discusses dRuby.

www.clio.ne.jp/home/web-i31s/Flotuard/Ruby/PRC2K_seki/dRuby.en.html

Translation of presentation on Ruby by Masatoshi Seki.

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