Emergent middleware: Tackling the interoperability problem

Gordon Blair*, Paul Grace

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    Are we facing a second software crisis, brought about by increasing complexity in distributed systems? When faced with extreme heterogeneity, we must rethink solutions to traditional systems problems. Here, the authors advocate a new style of emergent middleware to tackle the interoperability problem.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number6123702
    Pages (from-to)78-81
    Number of pages4
    JournalIEEE Internet Computing
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Jan 2012


    • emergent middleware
    • interoperability
    • pervasive computing


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