This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
Well, some of the earliest 'peer-to-peer' stuff was IBM's LU 6.2 protocols. In a strictly blue environment, the HW and OS level SW can be a pain to set up. From an applications POV, the API is very robust and complex. Once you get things working, it is like a charm. Regards, Guy