Topic: Enterprise P2P
O'Reilly Network articles about this topic:
Scrambling the Equations: Potential Trends in Networking
(Web Services DevCenter)
New, networked file systems, scripting languages for devices, extensions to the seven-layer ISO networking model, and a new class of criminal offenses are all possible trends of the next few years.
Dig into JXTA with OpenP2P.com's in-depth coverage including analysis from Rael Dornfest and Kelly Truelove, and a tutorial on the JXTA Shell.
Raffi Krikorian gives us an insider's view of JXTA, and how it can be used to develop a simple 'Hello World' P2P application.
Crudlets: Making Peace Between Extreme Jini and XML Viewpoints
Dave Sag expresses his opinion about the Jini and XML communities, and proposes crudlets as a peace offering for the two.
Consilient: Workflow Among Peers
Andy Oram demystifies Sitelets -- Consilient's Java-based framework for creating projects that control their own workflow. Sitelets enable different people to work on a project in a peer-to-peer fashion.
Joy Announces JXTA
Keynoting at the O'Reilly Peer to Peer Conference on Feb. 15, Bill Joy announced Sun's P2P initiative, JXTA (for juxtapose).
Jini as an Enterprise Solution
Dave Sag takes us on a guided tour of Jini as he and his team implemented it as a cost efficient, low-overhead enterprise application development solution for a B2B exchange as an alternative to Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) and application server products.
How Ray Ozzie Got His Groove Back
The creator of Lotus Notes launches Groove Networks, a peer-based architecture for creating secure, shared work spaces. Jon Udell, the author of Practical Internet Groupware, interviews Ray on Groove Networks.
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Former Netscape duo reunites for P2P start-up
By John Borland. "A kind of Netscape Communications reunion tour is bringing Jim Barksdale and Marc Andreessen together again, as the two work with a stealth company that hopes to merge some of Akamai Technologies' approach with a Napster-like model, sources say. Zodiac Networks, a start-up also led by fellow Netscape alumni Mike Homer and Wade Hennessey, is in the early stages of building a team of engineers for a peer-to-peer content distribution service, according to sources close to the company's plans." [Source: CNET News.com]
The Emergence of Distributed Content Management and Peer-to-Peer Content Networks
This white paper from the Gartner Group provides a detailed explanation of Distributed Content Management systems and P2P Computing Technologies and then goes on to provide a comprehensive analysis of how the two technologies can work together. Highlights include: The Five Models of P2P, P2P Models that Apply to Content Networks, and P2P Content Networks - Opportunities and Challenges.
"Enterprises that need to give users access to distributed, business-critical content without attempting to centralize the data should consider distributed content management solutions and, in particular, P2P content networks. Enterprises that are highly dependent on sharing real-time information across geographically spread knowledge workers are likely to benefit immediately from P2P content network solutions." [Source: Gartner Group]
A Standards-based, P2P Approach to Marketplaces and Exchanges
By Doug Ross, Chief Technology Officer, BadBlue.com. This white paper explains how Peer-to-peer (P2P) architectures can be used to facilitate trading partnerships within business-to-business (B2B) marketplaces. [Source: BadBlue.com]
Peering into the Future: XML plays a critical role as P2P technologies head for the enterprise
By Stuart J. Johnston and Steve Gillmor. This article describes some of the issues surrounding peer-to-peer computing and intellectual property issues within the enterprise space. It also asks the esoteric question "what exactly constitutes peer to peer?" with quotes from Tim O'Reilly, Bill Gates, Ray Ozzie and many others. [Source: XML Magazine]
Is P2P plunging off the deep end?
By Lee Gomes. This article from the Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition provides a detailed analysis of P2P technologies in light of the recent P2P company shakedown. [Source: WSJ Interactive Edition]
Ford to use peer-to-peer technology to boost fuel-efficient car designs
By Ed Scannell. "Ford has signed a deal with Oculus Technologies, a Boston-based startup, to use that company's peer-to-peer technology as a way to produce more fuel-efficient cars. Ford will use Oculus CO to better connect design teams located in multiple sites that are using different operating systems and applications. Company officials chose Oculus because they believe it provides a vendor-neutral environment that will better contribute to improving their design processes." [Source: InfoWorld]
Two Hours of P2P
These are the slides from a live presentation delivered by Science Fiction writer and OpenCola, Inc. Chief Evangelist Cory Doctorow to the UC Berkeley Haas Graduate School of Business. Doctorow manages to condense the technologies and cultural factors that define "P2P" into easily digestible chunks that anyone can understand. [Source: Cory Doctorow, OpenCola, Inc.]