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DCE

(1) Short for Distributed Computing Environment, a suite of technology services developed by The Open Group for creating distributed applications that run on different platforms. DCE services include:
  • Remote Procedure Calls (RPC)
  • Security Service
  • Directory Service
  • Time Service
  • Threads Service
  • Distributed File Service
  • DCE is a popular choice for very large systems that require robust security and fault tolerance.

    (2) Short for Data Communications Equipment, a device that communicates with a Data Terminal Equipment (DTE) device in RS-232C communications. See DTE for more information.







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