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Managing End-to-End QoS in Distributed Embedded Applications
May/June 2006 (vol. 10 no. 3)
pp. 16-23
Praveen Kaushik Sharma, BBN Technologies
Joseph Loyall, BBN Technologies
Richard E. Schantz, BBN Technologies
Jianming Ye, BBN Technologies
Prakash Manghwani, BBN Technologies
Matthew Gillen, BBN Technologies
George T. Heineman, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Maintaining end-to-end quality of service (QoS) is a challenge in distributed realtime embedded systems due to dynamically changing network environments and resource requirements. The authors' middleware QoS management approach encapsulates QoS behaviors as software components. Using the Corba Component Model, they build these specialized QoS components and combine them to produce a comprehensive management system that maintains QoS. The authors illustrate their approach by building a real-world medium-scale system with these components. Using this example, they demonstrate the reusability of each component in different contexts.
Index Terms:
Quality of Service, QoS, Component-Based Software Engineering, Middleware
Praveen Kaushik Sharma, Joseph Loyall, Richard E. Schantz, Jianming Ye, Prakash Manghwani, Matthew Gillen, George T. Heineman, "Managing End-to-End QoS in Distributed Embedded Applications," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 16-23, May-June 2006, doi:10.1109/MIC.2006.58
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