Question 11 :
What are Super servers?
These are fully-loaded machines which includes multiprocessors, high-speed disk arrays for intervene I/O and fault tolerant features.
Question 12 :
What is a TP Monitor?
There is no commonly accepted definition for a TP monitor. According to Jeri Edwards' a TP Monitor is "an OS for transaction processing".
Question 13 :
TP Monitor does mainly two things extremely well. They are Process management and Transaction management.?
They were originally introduced to run classes of applications that could service hundreds and sometimes thousands of clients. TP Monitors provide an OS - on top of existing OS - that connects in real time these thousands of humans with a pool of shared server processes.
Question 14 :
What is meant by Asymmetrical protocols?
There is a many-to-one relationship between clients and server. Clients always initiate the dialog by requesting a service. Servers are passively awaiting for requests from clients.
Question 15 :
What are the types of Transparencies?
The types of transparencies the NOS middleware is expected to provide are:-
Local/Remote access transparency
Distributed time transparency
Failure transparency and