ISO Reference Model of Open Distributed Processing: An Informal Introduction

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ISO Reference Model of Open Distributed Processing: An Informal Introduction

Executive Report
Posted March 31, 1999 in Business & Enterprise Architecture

A STANDARD FOR DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING

For nearly a decade, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has been developing a comprehensive standard for specifying distributed processing systems. This standard, the Reference Model of Open Distributed Processing (RM-ODP), describes the foundations of distributed processing, including key definitions of terminology and an overall architectural framework.