[ULS-SIG] Decentralized, Smart Messaging
duncan.mcgreggor at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 05:45:37 CEST 2009
On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Alex Drahon <adrahon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Duncan, your "After the Cloud" series was great, in fact it is what
> convinced me to start a blog to write down my notes, you were expressing a
> lot of the thoughts I had from a totally different perspective. I wasn't
> really interested about ULS systems, just about application design. I'm
> impressed you wrote the dinosaurs and mammals post (and the others you
> mentioned) as early as 2004, we haven't progressed a lot on this path since
> then, have we?
> My "microservices" idea fits exactly in your "atomic computation" concept,
> your continuously running async functions are what I call a microservice.
> You talk about "atoms", I talk about granularity... Of course you need a
> system to advertise and locate these services. And then you have agents
> using heuristics to select which services they're going to use, you talk
> about genetic algorithms, I was interested in swarm behavior.
I'd love for you to share any interesting reading points you come
across with regard to swarming... I haven't looked at that at all...
> Anyway, this is going to be fun...
I'm really excited about finally having the time to take a look at
proto-ULS stuff again... but it's always way more fun when others are
into it too :-)
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