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Mobile Streams: A Middleware for Reconfigurable Distributed Scripting

Mudumbai Ranganathan 1 Virginie Schaal 1 Virginie Galtier 2 Douglas Montgomery 1
2 RESEDAS - Software Tools for Telecommunications and Distributed Systems
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : A large class of distributed applications follow an event-driven or reactive paradigm. Such applications can benefit from Mobile Agent technology by making it easy to add re-configurablity, extensibility, and failure resilience features at an application level. We present the design of a Middleware for building reactive, extensible, reconfigurable distributed systems, based upon an abstraction we call Mobile Streams. Using our system, a distributed, event-driven application can be scripted from a single point of control and dynamically extended and re-configured while it is in execution. Our system is suitable for building a wide variety of applications; for example, distributed test, conferencing and control-oriented applications. We illustrate the use of our system by presenting example applications.
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Mudumbai Ranganathan, Virginie Schaal, Virginie Galtier, Douglas Montgomery. Mobile Streams: A Middleware for Reconfigurable Distributed Scripting. Agent Systems & Applications, Mobile Agents - ASAMA'99, Oct 1999, Palm Springs, Californie, USA, pp.162-175. ⟨inria-00098920⟩

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