Accession Number:

ADA467657

Title:

Distributed Computing and Collaboration Framework (DCCF)

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

SPACE AND NAVAL WARFARE SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The Distributed Computing and Collaboration Framework has been developed by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego a Naval research and development facility, under the sponsorship of the Office of Naval Research. The focus of the effort is to provide superior performance in low bandwidth-high latency network conditions, a hallmark of Naval operational environments. The software development includes a variety of mechanisms to manage and reduce latencies, with emphasis on ensuring effective, real-time collaboration at the operational user level and efficient use of limited bandwidth channels at the network level. This paper will describe an initial software development package of the peer-to-peer architecture design requirements, exploiting a transport layer TCPIP protocol. This package will support information distribution and search across multiple enclaves using peer-to-peer data models, as well as models of redundancy for robustness across networks composed of a mix of wired and wireless channels. The software was tested in a ship-to-shore, ship-to-ship, and ship-to-submarine paradigm to verify that the initial design met documented Navy bandwidth standards. Results of the analysis showed this initial software to be within standards constraints. The authors provide a detailed presentation of their Collaboration Evaluation Laboratory and methodology that they have used to manage their development and transition efforts.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems
  • Telemetry
  • Radio Communications
  • Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE