The Network Computing System
(NCS) was an implementation of the Network Computing Architecture (NCA). It was created at Apollo Computer
in the 1980s. It comprised a set of tools for implementing distributed software applications, or distributed computing
The design and implementation of DCE/RPC, the Remote Procedure Call mechanism in the Distributed Computing Environment, is based on NCA/NCS.
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- Zahn, Lisa, et al. (1990). Network Computing Architecture. Apollo Computer, Inc. New Jersey: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0136116744