Middleware 2000

IFIP/ACM International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms and Open Distributed Processing New York, NY, USA, April 4-7, 2000 Proceedings Joseph Sventek, Geoffrey Coulson. Middleware is everywhere.

Author: Joseph Sventek

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540455592

Category: Computers

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Middleware is everywhere. Ever since the advent of sockets and other virtu- circuit abstractions, researchers have been looking for ways to incorporate high- value concepts into distributed systems platforms. Most distributed applications, especially Internet applications, are now programmed using such middleware platforms. Prior to 1998, there were several major conferences and workshops at which research into middleware was reported, including ICODP (International C- ference on Open Distributed Processing), ICDP (International Conference on Distributed Platforms) and SDNE (Services in Distributed and Networked - vironments). Middleware’98was a synthesis of these three conferences. Middleware 2000 continued the excellent tradition of Middleware’98. It p- vided a single venue for reporting state-of-the-art results in the provision of distributed systems platforms. The focus of Middleware 2000 was the design, implementation, deployment, and evaluation of distributed systems platforms and architectures for future networked environments. Among the 70 initial submissions to Middleware 2000, 21 papers were - lected for inclusion in the technical program of the conference. Every paper was reviewed by four members of the program committee. The papers were judged - cording to their originality, presentation quality, and relevance to the conference topics. The accepted papers cover various subjects such as caching, re?ection, quality of service, and transactions.

Middleware 2001

In Walter Cazzola, Robert J. Stroud and Francesco Tisato, editors, Reflection and Software Engineering, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1826. Springer-Verlag, 2000 [5] Coulson, G., “A Configurable Multimedia Middleware Platform”, ...

Author: Rachid Guerraoui

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540455189

Category: Computers

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the IFIP/ACM International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms, Middleware 2001, held in Heidelberg, Germany, in November 2001. The 20 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 116 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on Java, mobility, distributed abstractions, reliability, home and office, scalability, and quality of service.

Middleware for Communications

[1] Bennett, B., Hahm, B., Leff, A., Mikalsen, T., Rasmus, K., Rayfield, J., and Rouvellou, I. (2000) A Distributed Object-Oriented Framework to Offer Transactional Support for Long Running Business Processes, Proceedings Middleware ...

Author: Qusay Mahmoud

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470862070

Category: Technology & Engineering

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A state-of-the-art guide to middleware technologies, and their pivotal role in communications networks. Middleware is about integration and interoperability of applications and services running on heterogeneous computing and communications devices. The services it provides - including identification, authentication, authorization, soft-switching, certification and security - are used in a vast range of global appliances and systems, from smart cards and wireless devices to mobile services and e-Commerce. Qusay H. Mahmoud has created an invaluable reference tool that explores the origins and current uses of middleware (highlighting the importance of such technologies as CORBA, J2EE and JMS) and has thus compiled the roadmap to future research in this area. Middleware for Communications: discusses the emerging fields of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) and grid middleware detailing middleware platforms such as JXTA and the Globus middleware toolkit. shows how Middleware will play a significant role in mobile computing. presents a Platform Supporting Mobile Applications (PLASMA) - a middleware platform that consists of components for location, event, and profile handling of Location-Based Services. introduces middleware security focusing on the appropriate aspects of CORBA, J2EE, and .NET and demonstrates how to realize complex security capabilities such as role-based access control (RBAC) and mandatory access control (MAC). discusses how Quality of Service (QoS) component middleware can be combined with Model Driven Architecture (MDA) technologies to rapidly develop, generate, assemble and deploy flexible communications applications. This incomparable overview of middleware for communications is suitable for graduate students and researchers in communications and computing departments. It is also an authoritative guide for engineers and developers working on distributed systems, mobile computing and networked appliances.

Middleware 2003

In Proceedings of IFIP/ACM International Conference on Distributed Systems Platforms and Open Distributed Processing(Middleware 2000), April 2000. C. Perkins. IP Mobility Support. IETF, Request for Comments 2002, Oct., 1996.

Author: Markus Endler

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540448921

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 518

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Next-generation distributed applications and systems are increasingly developed using middleware. This dependency poses hard R&D challenges, including - tency hiding, masking partial failure, information assurance and security, legacy integration, dynamic service partitioning and load balancing, and end-to-end quality of service speci?cation and enforcement. To address these challenges, researchers and practitioners must discover and validate techniques, patterns, and optimizations for middleware frameworks, multi-level distributed resource management, and adaptive and re?ective middleware architectures. Following the success of the past IFIP/ACM Middleware conferences (Lake District/UK, Palisades/USA, and Heidelberg/Germany) and building upon the success of past USENIX COOTS conferences, the Middleware 2003 conference is the premier international event for middleware research and technology. The scope of the conference is the design, implementation, deployment, and eval- tion of distributed system platforms, architectures, and applications for future computing and communication environments. This year, we had a record of 158 submissions, among which the top 25 - pers were selected for inclusion in the technical program of the conference. All papers were evaluated by at least three reviewers with respect to their origin- ity,technicalmerit,presentationquality,andrelevancetotheconferencethemes. The selected papers present the latest results and breakthroughs on middleware research in areas including peer-to-peer computing, publish-subscriber archit- tures, component- and Web-based middleware, mobile systems, and adaptive computing.

The Handbook of Mobile Middleware

Jørgensen, B.N. et al., Customization of object request brokers by application specific policies, in Proc. of Middleware 2000, New York, April 4–7, 2000. Jugel, M.L. and Meisner, M., The Java Telnet Application/Applet, ...

Author: Paolo Bellavista

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420013153

Category: Computers

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Device miniaturization, wireless computing, and mobile communication are driving ubiquitous, pervasive, and transparent computing. Supporting these rapidly evolving technologies requires middleware solutions that address connectivity-level, location-dependent, and context-dependent issues. The Handbook of Mobile Middleware is an exhaustive overview of recent developments in the various fields related to this infrastructure software. Authored by internationally recognized experts, this advanced reference integrates valuable insight gained from actual system deployments. It begins by presenting mobile middleware requirements and technologies, then offers solutions organized by such challenges as mobility/disconnection handling, location-based support, and context-based support. This volume focuses on the application domains in which mobile middleware has demonstrated its feasibility and effectiveness and details the pros, cons, and trade-offs of each solution. The book also analyzes future directions of mobile applications, including wearable computing, ubiquitous entertainment, and context-dependent distribution.

Middleware 2008

ACM/IFIP/USENIX 9th International Middleware Conference Leuven, Belgium, December 1-5, 2008 Proceedings Valérie Issarny, ... In: ACM Middleware (2000) Ostrowski, K., Birman, K.: Extensible Web services architecture for notification in ...

Author: Valérie Issarny

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540898566

Category: Computers

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This volume contains the proceedings of the International Middleware Con- rence, held in Leuven, Belgium during December 1–4, 2008. This year marked the ninth rendition of this annual conference in its current format initially - opted in 1998, aspiring to serve as the premier venue focusing exclusively on important middleware results. A lot has happened over the intervening 10-year span. Middleware has become pervasive in an increasinglyinterconnected world, with its concepts now securely embedded in the notional architectures driving forward the information age. The conference continues to be a focal point for important new initiatives and results for new generations of middleware. With each succeeding year, it has become an even more competitive publishing venue, further extending its selectivity this year as well. Of the 117 submissions, - ly 21 were able to receive acceptance invitations, for an acceptance rate of less than18%. Competitiveindeed. Additionally,thesesubmissionscontinuetocome from all over the globe, spanning authors from 23 countries. A truly world-wide endeavor. But other things have also changed as we turn the corner on the ?rst decade of this conference. In many ways, middleware has achieved signi?cant success where it really counts: in terms of technical innovations, advanced capabilities, successful ideas, and ?elded systems which permeate society, industry, gov- nment, and academia. With this success comes maturity.

Software Engineering and Middleware

High Performance Distributed Computing, 2000, pp.11-20 8. S. Chatterjee, J. Sydir, B. Sabata, T. Lawrence, “Modeling Applications for Adaptive QoS-based Resource Management”, IEEE High-Assurance System Engineering Workshop, 1997, ...

Author: Thomas Gschwind

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540319757

Category: Computers

Page: 245

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Middleware provides an integration framework for multiple and potentially - verse computing platforms. It allows developers to engineer distributed appli- tions more easily, providing abstractions and primitives to handle distribution and coordination. Middlewareisconstantlyfacingnewchallenges.Today’sadvancesincomp- ing, including development of pervasive applications, exacerbates the diversity problem, introducing variations not only in terms of performance, but also in terms of environments and device characteristics. Software engineers are the- fore challenged both in the area of the development of new and scalable m- dleware systems, where open, heterogeneous, component-based platforms should provide richer functionality and services, and in the area of application devel- ment, where tools to simplify the use of middleware solutions are necessary. Software Engineering and Middleware is the premier workshop for the - search and practice community of software engineering working in both areas to presentanddiscussnewideasinthis?eld.SEM2004wasthefourthinternational workshop on software engineering and middleware of the EDO/SEM workshop series. Previous workshops of this series were successfully held in 2002, 2000 and 1999. Most of the proceedings have been published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

Trends in Distributed Systems Towards a Universal Service Market

Third International IFIP/GI Working Conference, USM 2000 Munich, Germany, September 12-14, 2000 Proceedings USM 2000$ ... L.J.M. Nieuwenhuis Middleware support for media streaming establishment, accepted for IDMS2000, October 2000 M.

Author: USM 2000$ (2000 : Munich, Allemagne)

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540410249

Category: Business & Economics

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International IFIP/GI Working Conference on Trends Towards a Universal Service Market, USM 2000, held in Munich, Germany in September 2000. The 28 revised full papers presented together with three invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on electronic auctions and trading, Internet-based service markets, quality of service, mobile and distributed services, middleware architectures, service management, mobile agents and applications, and trends in data- and telecommunications.

Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services

7th International Workshop, IDMS 2000 Enschede, The Netherlands, October 17-20, 2000 Proceedings Hans Scholten, ... growing evidence that the lack of support for multimedia is becoming a significant problem for the middleware industry.

Author: Hans Scholten

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540400028

Category: Computers

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The first International Workshop on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Telecommunication Services (IDMS) was organized by Prof. K. Rothermel and Prof. W. Effelsberg, and took place in Stuttgart in 1992. It had the form of a national forum for discussion on multimedia issues related to communications. The succeeding event was "attached" as a workshop to the German Computer Science Conference (GI Jahrestagung) in 1994 in Hamburg, organized by Prof. W. Lamersdorf. The chairs of the third IDMS, E. Moeller and B. Butscher, enhanced the event to become a very successful international meeting in Berlin in March 1996. This short overview on the first three IDMS events is taken from the preface of the IDMS’97 proceedings (published by Springer as Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 1309), written by Ralf Steinmetz and Lars Wolf. Both, Ralf Steinmetz as general chair and Lars Wolf as program chair of IDMS’97, organized an excellent international IDMS in Darmstadt. Since 1998, IDMS has moved from Germany to other European cities to emphasize the international character it had gained in the previous years. IDMS’98 was organized in Oslo by Vera Goebel and Thomas Plagemann at UniK – Center for Technology at Kjeller, University of Oslo. Michel Diaz, Phillipe Owezarski, and Patrick Sénac successfully organized the sixth IDMS event, again outside Germany. IDMS'99 took place in Toulouse at ENSICA. IDMS 2000 continued the tradition and was hosted in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Metalevel Architectures and Separation of Crosscutting Concerns

In Electronic Proc. of the Reflective Middleware Workshop, 2000. C. Efstratiou and K. Cheverst. Reflection: A Solution for Highly Adaptive Mobile Systems. In Elec. Proc. of the Reflective Middleware Workshop, 2000.

Author: Akinori Yonezawa

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540454298

Category: Computers

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This volume constitutes the proceedings of REFLECTION 2001, the Third Int- national Conference on Metalevel Architectures and Separation of Crosscutting Concerns, which was held in Kyoto, September 25-28, 2001. Metalevel architectures and re?ection have drawn the attention of researchers and practitioners throughout computer science. Re?ective and metalevel te- niques are being used to address real-world problems in such areas as: progr- ming languages, operating systems, databases, distributed computing, expert systems and web computing. Separation of concerns has been a guiding principle of software engineering for nearly 30 years, but its known bene?ts are seldom fully achieved in practice. This is primarily because traditional mechanisms are not powerful enough to handle many kinds of concerns that occur in practice. Over the last 10 years, to overcome the limitations of traditional frameworks, many researchers, including several from the re?ection community, have proposed new approaches. For the ?rst time, papers on advanced approaches to separation of concerns were explicitly solicited. Following the success of previous conferences such as IMSA’92 in Tokyo, Re?ection’96 in San Francisco, and Re?ection’99 in Saint Malo, we hope that the conference provided an excellent forum for researchers with a broad range of interests in metalevel architectures, re?ective techniques, and separation of concerns in general.