A QoS-negotiable middleware system for reliably multicasting messages of arbitrary size

@article{Ferdinando2006AQM,
  title={A QoS-negotiable middleware system for reliably multicasting messages of arbitrary size},
  author={Antonio Di Ferdinando and Paul D. Ezhilchelvan and Michael Dales and Jon A Crowcroft},
  journal={Ninth IEEE International Symposium on Object and Component-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC'06)},
  year={2006},
  pages={8 pp.-}
}
E-business organizations commonly trade services together with quality of service (QoS) guarantees that are often dynamically agreed upon prior to service provisioning. Violating agreed QoS levels incurs penalties and hence service providers agree to QoS requests only after assessing the resource availability. Thus the system should, in addition to providing the services: (i) monitor resource availability, (ii) assess the affordability of a requested QoS level, and (iii) adapt autonomically to… CONTINUE READING