Jini Technology

Jini Technology : An Overview

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For managers, architects and consultants who would like to evaluate JINI from a technological and architectural perspective, this overview assesses JINI's capabilities.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 177.5 x 233.4 x 26.2mm | 712.15g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130333859
  • 9780130333858

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Summing Up.)


Who Should Read This Book. How This Book Is Organized. Acknowledgments.

1. Jini: An Overview.

Why Jini? Local Computing versus Distributed Computing. Distributed Computing Programming Model. Problems with Current Distributed Architectures. Jini Assumptions and Limitations. The Market for Jini. Where Jini Is Heading.

2. Architecture Overview.

Vision and Goals for Jini. System Assumptions. System Architecture. System Components. System Service Architectur.

3. Architectural Infrastructure Components.

Lookup Service Component. Discovery Protocol Component. Join Protocol Component. Security Component. RMI Environment Component.

4. Architectural Programming Model Components.

Leasing Interface. Event Notification Interface. Transaction Interface.

5. Architectural Service Components.

JavaSpaces Service. Transaction Service. Lookup Service. Lookup Discovery Service. Lease Renewal Service. Event Mailbox Service.

6. Jini at Work: Putting It Together.

djinn: The Jini Community. Working Details.

7. Jini: A Service Network.

Service Provider versus Service Requester. Devices as Services. Software Components as Services. Commercial Device and Software Component Implementation in the Market.

8. Jini and Other Java Technologies.

Jini and Java Remote Method Invocation. Jini and JavaBeans. Jini and Enterprise JavaBeans. Jini and Java 2 Enterprise Edition.

9. Jini and Other Distributed Technologies.

Jini and Common Object Request Broker Architecture. Jini and the Distributed Component Object Model. Jini and DNA/.NET. Jini and TSpaces Services Suite.

10. Jini and Other Competing Technologies.

Jini and Universal Plug and Play. Jini and JetSend. Jini and Chai. Jini and e-Speak. Jini and CoolTown. Jini and Bluetooth Technology. Jini and UDDI-Based Service Webs.

11. Looking into the Future: Next-Generation Distributed Computing and Jini.

Predicting the Future of Distributed Computing. Requirements for the Distributed System of the Future. Jini as the Next-Generation Dynamic Distributed Systems Architecture. What Is Next for Jini.

12. Adopting Jini in Your Organization.

Sun Community Source Licensing Model. Jini Community Organization and Processes. Jini Technology Starter Kit. Jini Technology Core Platform Compatibility Kit. Time to Say Good-Bye.

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About Ilango Kumaran

S. Ilango Kumaran is an IT architect specializing in architecture, design, and implementation of pervasive, distributed, wireless, Internet/intranet, and extranet applications. He has more than 13 years of experience in delivering solutions using such technologies as application servers, object and relational databases, and HP-DCE (Distributed Computing Environment) and using such architectures as J2EE/EJB, CORBA, and HTTP/SOAP-based Web services. He is currently consulting through The Technical Resource Connection (TRC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Perot Systems Corporation.

Technical Reviewer: Pascal Ledru, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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