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    • Improving OpenStack Swift interaction with the I/O stack to enable software defined storage 

      Nou Castell, Ramon; Miranda, Alberto; Siquier, Marc; Cortés, Toni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper analyses how OpenStack Swift, a distributed object storage service for a globally used middleware, interacts with the I/O subsystem through the Operating System. This interaction, which seems organised and clean ...
    • Integrated policy management framework for IaaS cloud middleware 

      Canuto, Mauro; Guitart Fernández, Jordi (2016-05)
      Article
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      As a result of the rapid growth of Cloud Computing, several Cloud middleware solutions for the creation and automated management of virtual appliances have been released. Generally, these solutions offer some predefined ...
    • Integration of decentralized economic models for resource self-management in application layer networks 

      Chacín Martínez, Pablo; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Chao, Isaac; Ardáiz Villanueva, Óscar (Springer, 2005)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Resource allocation is one of the challenges for self-management of large scale distributed applications running in a dynamic and heterogeneous environment. Considering Application Layer Networks (ALN) as a general term ...
    • Interoperable digital rights management based on the MPEG Extensible Middleware 

      Rodríguez Doncel, Víctor; Delgado Mercè, Jaime; Chiariglione, Filippo; Preda, Marius; Timmerer, Christian (2011)
      Article
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      This paper describes an interoperable Digital Rights Management architecture promoted by the MPEG standardization group in its new standard known as MPEG-M or MPEG Extensible Middleware (MXM). The goal of this standard ...
    • LaCOLLA: Middleware for self-sufficient online collaboration 

      Marquès Puig, Joan Manel; Vilajosana Guillen, Xavier; Daradoumis, Athanasios; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (IEEE, 2007-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      The LaCOLLA middleware makes it possible for collaborators to interact using their own resources without depending on centralized regimes. By contributing their own resources, group members can organize and communicate ...
    • Lessons learned in building a middleware for smart grids 

      Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Albano, Michele; Ferreira, Luis Lino; Teixeira, César (River Publishers, 2016-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Smart grids play an important role in the modernization and optimization of the existing electrical grid, to accomplish the current European Union Energy and Climate targets. Smart grids require distributed applications ...
    • Marea 2. Design and Optimization of a Distributed Communications Middleware 

      Perez Fernandez, Santiago (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-11-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In recent years, the rapid growth of distributed embedded systems have been vigorously pushing middleware systems and technologies in different areas like: telecommunications, health care, automotive, defense, avionics, ...
    • Middleware ALOE for DSP TMS320C6455 

      Mata Llenas, Arnau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-01-27)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      The starting aim of this project is to give more flexibility to the 4th mobile generation systems. Since reconfigurable-reprogrammable systems are becoming each time more widespread in the communications system implementations, ...
    • Middleware extension for partial reconfiguration management in cognitive radios 

      Gómez Miguelez, Ismael; Wang, Honhzhi; Nafkha, Amor; Marojevic, Vuk; Moy, Christophe; Leray, Pierre; Gelonch Bosch, Antonio José (2010)
      Conference report
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      Today’s radio access technologies demand flexible, high performance and power-efficient computing. Software-defined radios offer a high degree of flexibility but their performance is limited in energy-constrained environments. ...
    • On distributed systems and CSCL. 

      Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Marquès Puig, Joan Manel; Freitag, Fèlix (IEEE, 2004-04)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The design of distributed systems for collaborative work or learning requires that both humans and machines be organized such that the potential and limitations of the human-machine interdependence is optimized. Current ...
    • Requirements for distributed event-based awareness in P2P groupware systems 

      Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Poulovassilis, Alex (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      One of the major premises of P2P systems is to enable fully decentralized collaborative functionalities for supporting work teams and P2P communities. Within collaborative systems, tracking and awareness are vital aspects ...
    • Using a grid platform for enabling real time user modeling in on-line campus 

      Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Esteve, Joana; Barolli, Leonard; Durresi, Arjan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2007)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      User modelling in on-line distance learning is an important research field focusing on two important aspects: describing and predicting students' actions and intentions as well as adapting the learning process to students' ...
    • Utitily-based placement of dynamic Web applications with fairness goals 

      Carrera Pérez, David; Steinder, Malgorzata; Whalley, Ian; Torres Viñals, Jordi; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard (2008)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We study the problem of dynamic resource allocation to clustered Web applications. We extend application server middleware with the ability to automatically decide the size of application clusters and their placement on ...
    • WWG: a wide-area infrastructure for group work 

      Marquès Puig, Joan Manel; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (IEEE, 2001)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Group learning at Internet scale is becoming more frequent in university courses. This complex process requires support by distributed computing learning infrastructures. This paper describes the design of WWG: a distributed ...