Logistical Networking: Sharing More Than the Wires
Micah Beck, Terry Moore, James S. Plank, Martin Swany

Active Middleware Services, Salim Hariri, Craig A. Lee, and Cauligi S. Raghavendra editors, Kluwer Academic, Norwell, MA, 2000.

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Abstract:
Logistical Networking is the global scheduling and optimization of data movement, storage and computation based on a model that takes into account all the network's underlying physical resources. In this paper we contrast Logistical and Active Network as approaches to flexible implementation of advanced network protocols. We describe the Internet Backplane Protocol, a simple mechanism we have devised for experimentation with Logistical Networking, and describe some applications which can take particular advantage of way that Logistical Networking exposes resources directly as network services.

Citation Info:

Authors: Micah Beck, Terry Moore, James S. Plank, Martin Swany
Title: Logistical Networking: Sharing More Than the Wires
Journal/Book: Active Middleware Services
Issue: Salim Hariri, Craig A. Lee, and Cauligi S. Raghavendra editors
Year: Norwell, MA
Month: Kluwer Academic
Pages: 2000
Where: http://loci.eecs.utk.edu/publications/2000_LN_Sharing_More_than_Wires.php