A Research Status Report on Adaptation for Mobile
Noble, B., M. Satyanarayanan
Mobility demands that systems be adaptive. One approach is to make
adaptation transparent to applications, allowing them to remain unchanged.
An alternative approach views adaptation as a collaborative partnership
between applications and the system. This paper is a status report on our
research on both fronts. We report on our considerable experience with
application-transparent adaptation in the Coda File System.
We also describe our ongoing work on application-aware adaptation