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From Sebastiaan la Fleur <sebastiaan.la.fl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Newbie question related to device communication
Date Sun, 31 May 2015 16:22:09 GMT
Remote Services and Remote Service Admin were indeed the terms I was
looking for. Thanks Neil!

2015-05-30 13:55 GMT+02:00 Sebastiaan la Fleur <

> Thanks for your reply! Yeah, I was thinking about that when I was in the
> shower just now haha. Sorry about that.
> To rephrase: Is there a connection handler component in the Felix
> framework that already handles accepting and losing socket connections
> which can also be used to send or are we stuck using our own implementation
> on top of java sockets? Does that component already use some form of
> application layer protocol to abstract from the streams into information
> packets?
> I want to be able to talk between different nodes (send textual and video
> data). Of course I can write my own connection managing software, but I
> would expect something like that to already be in Felix. I saw Felix
> contains a subproject to handle HTTP servlets, but the client server
> architecture of HTTP is not entirely suitable in my case. Both clients need
> to be able to start a connection to each other and both clients need to be
> able to start the conversation on the established connection.
> Hopefully this is a lot clearer to what I am searching for!
> 2015-05-30 13:19 GMT+02:00 Neil Bartlett <njbartlett@gmail.com>:
>> That's a really wide-open question... "information exchange over a
>> network" could mean so many things! Can you be more specific about your
>> requirements?
>> In the meantime, take a look at the Remote Services and Remote Service
>> Admin specs as they may be relevant.
>> --
>> Neil Bartlett
>> Sent from a phone
>> On Saturday, 30 May 2015 at 11:36, Sebastiaan la Fleur wrote:
>> > Hi everyone!
>> >
>> > As of yesterday I am trying to get into Apache Felix for a project. I
>> am still trying to get a basic grip on the framework. So far, if I am
>> understanding correctly the framework allows for remote install, update
>> etc. of bundles(highly modulerized code) on different devices which allows
>> for the management of large distributed systems. I have been looking for a
>> way to let these devices communicate using the framework but so far I was
>> not able to find any subproject or piece in the OSGi specification that
>> allows for this. Probable is that I missed it though(quite a bit of info
>> :P). Does Felix have a subproject/implementation to handle basic
>> information exchange over a network between OSGi capable devices? If so,
>> could you direct me to the place where the documentation of this is stored?
>> >
>> > I did come across something called SIP but it seemed fairly
>> comprehensive for my goals.
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance!
>> >
>> >
>> > Sincere Regards,
>> >
>> > Sebastian

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