Chapter 8. High-Performance Middleware-Based Systems

  1. Qusay H. Mahmoud
  1. Shikharesh Majumdar

Published Online: 1 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470862084.ch8

Middleware for Communications

Middleware for Communications

How to Cite

Majumdar, S. (2004) High-Performance Middleware-Based Systems, in Middleware for Communications (ed Q. H. Mahmoud), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470862084.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Department of Computing & Information Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Systems & Computer Engineering, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 29 JUN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470862063

Online ISBN: 9780470862087



  • Distributed Object Computing (DOC);
  • Commercial Off-The-Shelf software (COTS) components;
  • client-agent-server interaction architecture;
  • Handle-driven ORB (HORB);
  • Symmetric Multiprocessors (SMP's);
  • flyover;
  • Interface Definition Language Processor (IDLP);
  • load balancing;


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Performance of CORBA Middleware

  • Impact of Client-Server Interaction Architectures

  • Middleware Performance Optimization

  • Application Level Performance Optimizations

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • Bibliography