IPP Mail Archive: IPP> Event Notification Protocol - ENP

IPP Mail Archive: IPP> Event Notification Protocol - ENP

IPP> Event Notification Protocol - ENP

From: Carl Kugler (kugler@us.ibm.com)
Date: Thu May 25 2000 - 12:39:24 EDT

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    A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts

            Title : Event Notification Protocol - ENP
            Author(s) : S. Reddy
            Filename : draft-skreddy-enp-protocol-00.txt
            Pages : 23
            Date : 19-May-00

    As the complexity of distributed applications increases, an
    increasing amount of processing is done using distributed processes,
    which typically execute without the direct supervision of an end
    user. The user must poll these processes periodically to check if
    they are completed successfully or not. This polling results in
    unnecessary wastage of network bandwidth as well as computing
    resources. The user generally cannot see intermediate results or
    progress reports for long running processes, they must wait till the
    process is completely finished before viewing the results.
    Thus the problem of monitoring events is central in distributed
    applications and protocols. A repeated need in such applications is
    receive notifications when a resource property value changes or
    event state changes. Current database systems provides mechanisms
    like constraints, triggers and active database rules. These
    facilities provides an automated means to ensure the database
    integrity or perform specific action when data changes. Need for
    such kind of requirement is fundamental is network applications

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