Proceedings. 15th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications, 2004. (2004)
Aug. 30, 2004 to Sept. 3, 2004
Stefan Paal , Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication, Germany
Reiner Kamm? , University of Siegen, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Marburg, Germany
The interconnection of remote objects in a heterogeneous network environment like the Internet is typically achieved by employing object-oriented middleware approaches (OOM) like CORBA or Java RMI. While they offer various options to configure and to adjust the actual binding process, they typically lack features for self-managing the configuration, e.g. selecting the proper protocol settings for establishing a TCP link. In this paper, we present a new approach supporting the self-management of object interconnections. It relies on an integration middleware called Remote Method Streaming which is able to dynamically customize an object interconnection across different OOM and without affecting a running application. In addition, the actual self-managing features can be implemented independent of the current application and communication approach, respectively. The paper describes the conceptual details of our approach, the related implementation in Java and finally illustrates its application.
R. Kamm?, S. Paal and B. Freisleben, "Self-Managing Remote Object Interconnections," Proceedings. 15th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications, 2004.(DEXA), Zaragoza, Spain, 2004, pp. 758-763.