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, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 317–341 | Cite as

A Scalable Cluster-based Infrastructure for Edge-computing Services

  • Raffaella Grieco
  • Delfina Malandrino
  • Vittorio ScaranoEmail author


In this paper we present a scalable and dynamic intermediary infrastructure, SEcS (acronym of “Scalable Edge computing Services”), for developing and deploying advanced Edge computing services, by using a cluster of heterogeneous machines. Our goal is to address the challenges of the next-generation Internet services: scalability, high availability, fault-tolerance and robustness, as well as programmability and quick prototyping. The system is written in Java and is based on IBM's Web Based Intermediaries (WBI) [71] developed at IBM Almaden Research Center.


Edge Services intermediary systems World Wide Web proxy servers personalized and mobile services 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raffaella Grieco
    • 1
  • Delfina Malandrino
    • 1
  • Vittorio Scarano
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica ed Applicazioni “R.M. Capocelli”Università di SalernoFiscianoItaly

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