© 1999

Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems II

IFIP TC6 WG6.1 Second International Working Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS’99)June 28–July 1, 1999, Helsinki, Finland

  • Lea Kutvonen
  • Hartmut König
  • Martti Tienari
Conference proceedings DAIS 1999

Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 15)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Quality of Service

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stefan Kätker, Kurt Geihs
      Pages 3-16
    3. Scott Mitchell, Hani Naguib, George Coulouris, Tim Kindberg
      Pages 17-30
    4. Jérôme Daniel, Bruno Traverson, Sylvie Vignes
      Pages 31-44
    5. Thorsten Kramp, Rainer Koster
      Pages 45-58
  3. Invited talk

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
  4. Open architectures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Tim Eckardt, Christian Egelhaaf, Peter Schoo
      Pages 91-101
    3. Linas Maknavičius, Gautier Koscielny, Simon Znaty
      Pages 103-116
  5. Invited talk

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Jon Siegel
      Pages 119-132
  6. Frameworks and tools

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Michael Wimmers, Arnulf Mester, Heiko Krumm
      Pages 135-148
    3. Arnor Solberg, Tor Neple, Jon Oldevik, Bård Kvalheim
      Pages 149-162
    4. David A. Evensky, Ann C. Gentile, Pete Wyckoff, Robert C. Armstrong
      Pages 163-168
    5. Steffen Lipperts, Dirk Thißen
      Pages 169-174
  7. Agents and mobility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175

About these proceedings


Mastering interoperability in a computing environment consisting of different operating systems and hardware architectures is a key requirement which faces system engineers building distributed information systems. Distributed applications are a necessity in most central application sectors of the contemporary computerized society, for instance, in office automation, banking, manufacturing, telecommunication and transportation. This book focuses on the techniques available or under development, with the goal of easing the burden of constructing reliable and maintainable interoperable information systems.
The topics covered in this book include:
  • Management of distributed systems;
  • Frameworks and construction tools;
  • Open architectures and interoperability techniques;
  • Experience with platforms like CORBA and RMI;
  • Language interoperability (e.g. Java);
  • Agents and mobility;
  • Quality of service and fault tolerance;
  • Workflow and object modelling issues; and
  • Electronic commerce
The book contains the proceedings of the International Working Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems II (DAIS'99), which was held June 28-July 1, 1999 in Helsinki, Finland. It was sponsored by the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP).
The conference program presents the state of the art in research concerning distributed and interoperable systems. This is a topical research area where much activity is currently in progress. Interesting new aspects and innovative contributions are still arising regularly. The DAIS series of conferences is one of the main international forums where these important findings are reported.


CORBA Hardware Java Middleware Processing QoS Scala Unified Modeling Language (UML) Workflow Management configuration object operating system security tools

Editors and affiliations

  • Lea Kutvonen
    • 1
  • Hartmut König
    • 2
  • Martti Tienari
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Brandenburg University of TechnologyCottbusGermany

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