Klintskog, Erik and El Banna, Zacharias and Brand, Per and Haridi, Seif and Mesaros, Valentin (2003) A peer-to-peer approach to enhance middleware connectivity. In: 7th International Conference, OPODIS 2003, 10-13 Dec 2003, La Martinique, French West Indies.
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One of the problems of middleware for shared state is that they are designed, explicitly or implicitly, for symmetric networks. However, since the Internet is not symmetric, end-to-end process connectivity cannot be guaranteed. Our solution to this is to provide the middleware with a network abstraction layer that masks the asymmetry of the network and provides the illusion of a symmetric network. We describe the communication service of our middleware, the Distribution Subsystem~(DSS), which carefully separates connections to remote processes from the protocols that communicate over them. This separation is used to plug-in a peer-to-peer module to provide symmetric and persistent connectivity. The P2P module can provide both up-to-date addresses for mobile processes as well as route discovery to overcome asymmetric links.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Additional Information:||DOI 10.1007/b99477, Lecture notes in computer science 3144|
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|Deposited On:||08 Jul 2008|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2009 16:14|
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