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Filtering and scalability in the ECO distributed event model

Haahr, M. and Meier, R. and Nixon, P. and Cahill, V. and Jul, E. (2000) Filtering and scalability in the ECO distributed event model. In: 5th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Parallel and Distributed Systems (PDSE 2000), 2000-06-10 - 2000-06-11, Limerick, Ireland.

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Abstract

Event-based communication is useful in many application domains, ranging from small, centralised applications to large, distributed systems. Many different event models have been developed to address the requirements of different application domains. One such model is the ECO model which was designed to support distributed virtual world applications. Like many other event models, ECO has event filtering capabilities meant to improve scalability by decreasing network traffic in a distributed implementation. Our recent work in event-based systems has included building a fully distributed version of the ECO model, including event filtering capabilities. This paper describes the results of our evaluation of filters as a means of achieving increased scalability in the ECO model. The evaluation is empirical and real data gathered from an actual event-based system is used.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 2570
Keywords: event-based communication, programming, distributed computing, filters, Electronic computers. Computer science
Subjects: Science > Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
Department: Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences
Faculty of Engineering > National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2007
Last modified: 26 Mar 2015 16:50
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2570

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