Locating Objects in a Wide-area System

a dissertation by Gerco Ballintijn


  1. Introduction
  2. Architecture
  3. Load Distribution
  4. An Efficient Lookup Operation
  5. Availability and Fault Tolerance
  6. Security
  7. Tree Management
  8. Prototype Implementation
  9. Related Work
  10. Summary and Conclusions


The final version is from November 3, 2003.

Reading Committee

Supervisors ("promotoren")


On October 30, 2003, I successfully defended this dissertation at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, earning my PhD degree.
G.C. Ballintijn