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Programming distributed medical applications with XWCH2.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20543430     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Many medical applications utilise distributed/parallel computing in order to cope with demands of large data or computing power requirements. In this paper, we present a new version of the XtremWeb-CH (XWCH) platform, and demonstrate two medical applications that run on XWCH. The platform is versatile in a way that it supports direct communication between tasks. When tasks cannot communicate directly, warehouses are used as intermediary nodes between "producer" and "consumer" tasks. New features have been developed to provide improved support for writing powerfull distributed applications using an easy API.
Authors:
Mohamed Ben Belgacem; Marko Niinimaki; Nabil Abdennadher
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in health technology and informatics     Volume:  159     ISSN:  0926-9630     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-14     Completed Date:  2010-10-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214582     Medline TA:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  100-11     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
University of Geneva, Switzerland. mohamed.benbelgacem@unige.ch
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Medical Informatics Applications*
Software Design*

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