Towards an adaptable QoS aware middleware for distributed objects

Aart van Halteren, Aart Tijmen van Halteren

    Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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    Abstract

    Object middleware is a software infrastructure that masks distribution and technology aspects, such as the location of software components, the implementation language and underlying transport protocols. Over the past few years object middleware has become an important technology supporting distributed applications. However, current object middleware platforms only provide a best-effort Quality of Service (QoS). This book presents how to support differentiated QoS at the middleware layer, with the purpose to mask the mechanisms needed to establish and control this QoS. This leads to the notion of adaptable QoS-aware object middleware. Additionally, this book presents the design of a prototype infrastructure service, called the QoS Provisioning Service (QPS) for controlling quality concerns of object middleware.
    Original languageUndefined
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • Nieuwenhuis, Bart, Supervisor
    • Ferreira Pires, Luis, Advisor
    Award date9 Jan 2003
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    Publisher
    Print ISBNs90-75176-35-X
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Jan 2003

    Keywords

    • IR-41467
    • EWI-7131
    • METIS-214776

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