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Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International (2001)
San Francisco, California, USA
Apr. 23, 2001 to Apr. 27, 2001
ISSN: 1530-2075
ISBN: 0-7695-0990-8
pp: 30109b
ABSTRACT
<p>The field of active and programmable networks is rapidly expanding. These networks allow users and network designers to easily deploy new services.</p> <p>Active networks must deal with the need of portability for services to be easily implemented in active routers and the need of high performance design to efficiently transport multimedia streams.</p> <p>While most of proposed systems deal with adaptability, flexibility and new protocols by using JAVA, only few systems focus on high performance.</p> <p>We explore the design of intelligent network by proposing the Tamanoir<sup>1</sup> system, a complete framework dedicated to high performance active networking, which allows users to easily deploy and maintain services on distributed active routers.</p> <p>To guarantee the portability, Tamanoir routers, services and tools are programmed in Java. But, high performance aspects are also taken into account by minimizing JAVA software latency with a compiled approach. First experiments and comparisons with other active networks java-based systems will show the effectiveness and pertinence of our approach.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Active networks, Java, GCJ, Tamanoir, mobile code
CITATION

L. Lefevre and J. Gelas, "Mixing high performance and portability for the design of Active Network Framework with Java," Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International(IPDPS), San Francisco, California, USA, 2001, pp. 30109b.
doi:10.1109/IPDPS.2001.925080
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