Remote Procedure Calls are evil...Maybe...
Saturday, May 24, 2008
We have a large industry that relies on RCPs. In fact, Web Services are a form of RCPs, the web is a form of RCPs that works on top TCP/IP, mobile phones work in a similar paradigm.Is it really that broken?
I'm not as pessimistic--I mean, it kind of works, with its coupling and all its ugly history.
Someone at reddit said the following
Eight fallacies of distributed computing
As long as you understand above, RPC is quite OK.
A simple statement that covers quite a lot: everything is about the OSI model
. In other words, do your homework and things will work out.