[concurrency-interest] Extension(s) for distributed computing

Dawid Kurzyniec dawidk at mathcs.emory.edu
Sun Feb 18 11:49:09 EST 2007


Also, try this:

http://dcl.mathcs.emory.edu/h2o/

It won't give you exactly what you need (just like Jini), but it will 
greatly simplify implementing what you need. It has asynchronous RMI and 
distributed events, which may be useful for implementing the distributed 
executor framework.

Disclaimer: I am biased, as the author of that project.

Peter Kovacs wrote:
> Thank you Greg! I will check it out.
> Peter
>
> On 2/18/07, Gregg Wonderly <gregg at cytetech.com> wrote:
>   
>> Peter Kovacs wrote:
>>     
>>> In general, I am interested in any technology/frameworks for
>>> distributed computing which can be easily integrated with Java. Can
>>> you suggest any such frameworks (possible free :-) ).
>>>       
>> One of the free java based distributed computing systems which I think matches
>> this kind of need directly is Jini and Javaspaces.  Mapping a BlockingQueue onto
>> a Javaspace would be straight forward.  Mapping an overflow situation onto a
>> Javaspace write would be quite natural.
>>
>> This would allow a client computer to compute many simple things locally, but
>> then when the compute load got high, it could pump work out on the "grid" to get
>> some help.
>>
>> Gregg Wonderly
>>
>>     
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