Distributed Class Code and Data Propagation with Java

  • Dariusz Król
  • Grzegorz Stanisław Kukla
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4252)


This paper addresses the problem of distributed class code and data propagation with Java. Traditional approach based on problem-oriented structures and on predefined task language is not suitable for universal grid programming. The main contribution is the development of an automatic framework for efficient propagation of class package and data. We examine two problems suitable for code and data distribution: large n-merge sorting and document indexing. Thanks to the use reflection mechanism, we show that Java is adequate for defining new tasks on grid elements without any language extension. Relation between number of component nodes of the structure and total processing time has been checked. Furthermore the framework is fault-tolerant when some nodes fail.


Sensor Node Wireless Sensor Network Java Program Document Indexing Mobile Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dariusz Król
    • 1
  • Grzegorz Stanisław Kukla
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied InformaticsWrocław University of TechnologyWrocławPoland

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