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Re: use case : synchronization/Replication across resources

From: Marwan Sabbouh <ms@mitre.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 16:27:45 -0500
Message-ID: <012801c1a90b$cb1749c0$253e5381@mitrezf21xy5nj>
To: "Karandikar, Shailesh" <Shailesh.Karandikar@dendrite.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Hi ;

Do you know of any such framework?

Thanks;
Marwan
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karandikar, Shailesh" <Shailesh.Karandikar@dendrite.com>
To: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 12:20 PM
Subject: use case : synchronization/Replication across resources


>
> There is a large class of distributed applications which are
intermittently
> connected, for a variety of reasons. Such systems often need to deploy
some
> form of a synchronization or replication mechanism.
>
> Since every such system may have different requirements from the point of
> view of hardware, deployment platform and communication protocols, it's
not
> possible to create a framework fully encompassing all such needs. However,
> it would help to have a basic protocol for synchronization/replication for
> an 'abstract' or general distributed computing framework.
>
> One might argue that such protocols could be implemented using the
existing
> use cases in XP. Well, that's what people are doing now anyway.  Even with
> the advent of 3G (and 4G in future), it's still hard to imagine a world
with
> fully connected nodes.  In contrast, the information distribution is going
> to increase with time, resulting in a need for a distributed
> synchronization.
>
> Such an abstract framework might incorporate various patterns like
periodic
> sync, event based or on-demand sync, partial/complete sync of the
resources.
>
> Regards,
> Shailesh Karandikar,
> Dendrite International (R&D)
>
>
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