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Solution Approach

Interaction Infrastructure Introduction
Solution Approach
  • Provide an "integration" technology that...

    1. Enables access to network services and computing resources
      1. Provide trusted/secure network services
      2. Handle data format conversions (word size, byte order, etc)

    2. Is "platform" independant
      1. Programming language independant (C, C++, Java, etc)
      2. OS independant (Sun, SGI, Cray, PC, Mac, etc)

    3. Is "thin" and "easy to use" for application developers and scientists
      1. 1 library for N services
      2. Minimal integration impact on application code

    4. Provides services that application developers and scientists find useful...