Grace, P. and Coulson, G. and Blair, Gordon S. and Porter, B. (2006) A distributed architecture meta-model for self-managed middleware. In: ARM '06: The 5th workshop on Adaptive and reflective middleware (ARM '06), 1900-01-01, Melbourne, Australia.
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Openness and adaptation are the fundamental properties of reflective middleware platforms. Self-managed or autonomic systems require this behaviour, and therefore, reflective middleware platforms are ideally suited to the support of such systems. However, new classes of self-managed applications increasingly require support for co-coordinated, distributed reconfiguration, and there is limited provision for this in current reflective middleware approaches. In this paper, we document a general, flexible architecture meta-model for the safe and valid adaptation of components that make up the implementation of co-ordinating middleware nodes distributed across peer devices. We also investigate the flexibility of this approach in supporting different reconfiguration types in different environmental conditions.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ARM '06: The 5th workshop on Adaptive and reflective middleware (ARM '06)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||cs_eprint_id ; 1695 cs_uid ; 361|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||11 Aug 2008 22:36|
|Last Modified:||31 Jan 2016 01:12|
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