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A distributed architecture meta-model for self-managed middleware

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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    Abstract

    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
    ID Code: 41555
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 11 Aug 2008 22:36
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 02:15
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/41555

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