PROVIDING PEER-TO-PEER FEATURES TO EXISTING CLIENT-SERVER CSCW SYSTEMS

Bernd Eßmann, Holger Funke

Abstract

Developers of classical client-server CSCW systems are facing a true dilemma: They created a working cooperation environment for many scenarios of cooperative work. Since users get independent from fixed places by using mobile devices interconnected by ad-hoc networks, the support of mobility becomes an important topic of CSCW. Furthermore, while client-server architectures do not work well in dynamic networks, P2P systems enter the field of CSCW. But, is it a good approach to discard the well working client-server system in order to implement a brand-new P2P system from scratch? Our approach is extending our CSCW platform step-by-step with P2P abilities without loosing the advantages of client-server computing. This paper describes the first step of wrapping the RMI-based communication protocol into an industry standard P2P protocol called JXTA.

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Eßmann B. and Funke H. (2005). PROVIDING PEER-TO-PEER FEATURES TO EXISTING CLIENT-SERVER CSCW SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 271-274. DOI: 10.5220/0002528502710274


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis05,
author={Bernd Eßmann and Holger Funke},
title={PROVIDING PEER-TO-PEER FEATURES TO EXISTING CLIENT-SERVER CSCW SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={271-274},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002528502710274},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - PROVIDING PEER-TO-PEER FEATURES TO EXISTING CLIENT-SERVER CSCW SYSTEMS
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Eßmann B.
AU - Funke H.
PY - 2005
SP - 271
EP - 274
DO - 10.5220/0002528502710274