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Author Nammour, F. ♦ Mansour, N.
Sponsorship Arab Comput. Soc. ♦ IEEE Comput. Soc
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2003
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Java ♦ Load management ♦ Computer science ♦ Scalability ♦ Collaboration ♦ Memory management ♦ Fault tolerance ♦ Testing ♦ Software engineering ♦ Distributed computing
Abstract Summary form only given. Corba, Java RMI, and WebServices are among the most popular object request broker technologies. These technologies have allowed replacing message-based network collaboration with method invocations through remote object calls over network clusters. We propose several criteria for evaluating and comparing distributed object computing technologies. Empirical criteria include performance, memory management, scalability, load balancing, fault-tolerance, fail-over and clustering. Qualitative criteria include maintainability, testability, repeatability, ease of learning, and portability. We use these criteria to empirically and qualitatively evaluate and compare Corba, Java RMI, and WebServices. The results of the study indicate that no technology can be used as a perfect solution to all problems in distributed object software. For example, Corba is superior when load balancing is used, while Java RMI is the best technology to use when rapid deployment and development are required, while WebServices are the best solution for scalability and portability.
Description Author affiliation: Comput. Sci. Program, Lebanese American Univ., Beirut, Lebanon (Nammour, F.; Mansour, N.)
ISBN 0780379837
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2003-07-14
Publisher Place Tunisia
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 35.06 kB


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library