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A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments

By Xiaoming Liu, Tim Brody, Stevan Harnad, Les Carr, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair and Michael L Nelson

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This paper discusses the requirements of current and emerging applications based on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) and emphasizes the need for a common infrastructure to support them. Inspired by HTTP proxy, cache, gateway and web service concepts, a design for a scalable and reliable infrastructure that aims at satisfying these requirements is presented. Moreover it is shown how various applications can exploit the services included in the proposed infrastructure. The paper concludes by discussing the current status of several prototype implementations

Year: 2002
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.soton.ac.uk:256677
Provided by: e-Prints Soton
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