An Integrated Publish and Subscribe Architecture Test Harness (InPATH)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$743,054.00
Award Year:
2003
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
F30602-03-C-0057
Agency Tracking Number:
021IF-1733
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORP.
9971 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
052062833
Principal Investigator:
John Wu
Sr. R&D Engineer
(952) 829-5864
jwu@atcorp.com
Business Contact:
Kenneth Thuber
President
(952) 829-5864
kthurber@atcorp.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A Publish and Subscribe (P&S) architecture forms the foundation of the Joint Battlespace Infosphere (JBI) system, which is composed of protocols, processes, and common core functions permitting participating applications and organizations to share andexchange mission-critical information in a timely manner. The Air Force is examining various P&S standards that have the potential of forming the basis for a comprehensive JBI platform. Leveraging Architecture Technology Corporation's existing technologiesin reconfigurable test tools and network-level system simulation, this SBIR research has successfully developed an innovative architecture for an Integrated Publish & Subscribe Architecture Test Harness (InPATH) that will enable distributed simulation andperformance testing of multiple P&S systems on multiple platforms. This integrated solution will enable evaluation of P&S systems both under development and in operation. The proposed Phase II effort will build an easy-to-use and cost-efficient testharness that will provide JBI platform evaluators a powerful tool to test and assess the capability and performance of various Publish & Subscribe architectures.

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