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On adding replies to publish-subscribe

Cugola, Gianpaolo and Migliavacca, Matteo and Monguzzi, Alessandro (2007) On adding replies to publish-subscribe. In: DEBS '07 Proceedings of the 2007 inaugural international conference on Distributed event-based systems. DEBS Distributed Event-based Systems . ACM, New York, USA, pp. 128-138. ISBN 978-1-59593-665-3. (doi:10.1145/1266894.1266918) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

Abstract

Recently, the publish-subscribe communication model has attracted the attention of developers as a viable alternative to traditional communication schemas, like request/reply, for the flexibility it brings to the architecture of distributed applications, by allowing components to be easily added or removed at run-time. At the same time, first experiences in building complex distributed applications using such model point out how it is often hard to live without a request/reply facility.

We started from this consideration to introduce replies into the publish-subscribe model in a way that could minimize the impact on the positive characteristics of the model. In this paper we describe the resulting model and present four protocols to implement it, comparing them through the analysis of the results we gathered in running a large testbed on the PlanetLab network.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1145/1266894.1266918
Projects: [UNSPECIFIED] IS-MANET project
[UNSPECIFIED] IST-034963 WASP project
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Data Science
Depositing User: Matteo Migliavacca
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2012 21:44 UTC
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 04:04 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31869 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Migliavacca, Matteo: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5684-4865
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