Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/4165
Title: Juno : a middleware platform for supporting delivery-centric applications
Authors: Tyson, Gareth
Mauthe, Andreas
Kaune, Sebastian
Grace, Paul
Taweel, Adel
Plagemann, Thomas
Keywords: Content-centric Networking
Internet
User-generated content
Issue Date: 2012
Abstract: This paper proposes a new delivery-centric abstraction, which extends the existing content-centric networking API. A delivery-centric abstraction allows applications to generate content requests agnostic to location or protocol, with the additional ability to stipulate high-level requirements regarding such things as performance, security and resource consumption. Fulfilling these requirements, however, is complex as often the ability of a provider to satisfy requirements will vary between different consumers and over time.Therefore, we argue that it is vital to manage this variance to ensure an application fulfils its needs. To this end, we present the Juno middle ware, which implements delivery-centric support using a re-configurable software architecture to (i) discover multiple sources of an item of content; (ii) model each source’s ability to provide the content; then (iii) adapt to interact with the source(s) that can best fulfil the application’s requirements. Juno therefore utilises existing providers in a backwards compatible way, supporting immediate deployment. This paper evaluates Juno using Emulab to validate its ability to adapt to its environment.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/4165
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