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Adaptive resource management in middleware:a survey

Duran-Limon, H.A. and Blair, G.S. and Coulson, G. (2004) Adaptive resource management in middleware:a survey. IEEE Distributed Systems Online, 5 (7).

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Abstract

Current middleware technologies cannot meet the demands of new application areas, such as embedded and mobile systems, that require mechanisms for dealing with a changing environment. This article reviews several approaches for providing adaptive resource management for middleware. Current middleware technologies, such as the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) and .NET (http://msdn.microsoft.com/net), mask system and network heterogeneity problems and alleviate the inherent complexity of distributed systems in many application areas. However, the recent emergence of new application areas for middleware, such as embedded systems, real-time systems, and multimedia, imposes challenges that few existing middleware platforms can meet. In particular, because they impose greater resource-sharing and dynamism demands, these application areas require more complex and sophisticated middleware. Resource sharing must be controlled and predictable to ensure that activities running on the same middleware instance have adequate resources.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Distributed Systems Online
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 60533
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 02 Jan 2013 12:09
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2017 05:51
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/60533

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