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

Orion Letizi orion at terracottatech.com
Sun Feb 18 17:26:18 EST 2007


You could also check out Terracotta:

	http://www.terracotta.org/

It does transparent application clustering.

Disclaimer:  I work for Terracotta.

--Orion

On Feb 18, 2007, at 9:10 AM, Peter Kovacs wrote:

> Thank you Dawid for the link. I am relieved that I have a choice.
> (After reading the first half [ :-) ] of the Sun introduction to
> JavaSpaces, I've started being worried that JavaSpaces might carry a
> substantial overhead associated with goals which I am not too much
> interested in (persistency, transaction?) -- at least not initially. I
> know I get easily worried. :-) )
>
> Thanks
> Peter
>
> On 2/18/07, Dawid Kurzyniec <dawidk at mathcs.emory.edu> wrote:
>> 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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