Dynamic service-based integration Of mobile clusters in Grids

Isaiadis, Stavros and Getov, Vladimir and Kelley, Ian and Taylor, Ian (2008) Dynamic service-based integration Of mobile clusters in Grids. In: Grid computing: achievements and prospects. Springer, pp. 159-171. ISBN 9780387094564

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-09457-1_14


The emergence of pervasive and mobile computing has drawn research attention to integrated mobile Grid systems. These new hybrid Grids consist of a typical SOA backbone extended to include mobile and small scale devices such as personal digital assistants, smart-phones, multimedia devices, and intelligent sensors. In a fully integrated model, mobile devices are able to act both as consumers and providers to open up a completely new range of very interesting possibilities in exploiting their mobile nature, unique functionality, and context awareness. However, in resource-limited environments, traditional SOA frameworks cannot easily be deployed since they assume a plethora of available device resources, and have a number of complex dependencies, thus rendering them unsuitable for resource-constrained devices. Therefore, a smaller and simpler server-side container with reduced requirements and dependencies is needed. The contribution of this paper is two-fold: first, we have designed a J2ME-compliant socketbased server-side container, and second, we have demonstrated how an aggregator framework enables such mobile services to be accessed using standard-based Web services in a high-level manner.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hybrid Grid, service aggregation, pervasive systems, mobile services
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2009 10:17
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2009 15:57
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/5663

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