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Chapter 2. Concepts

In this section, we introduce the main concepts and key points of the data flow system. We also highlight the advantages of using a data flow system.

NIST Data Flow System II Introduction

The NIST Data Flow System II is a middleware whom purpose is to move data between client nodes in a publishing-subscribing manner. Clients can produce and/or consume streams of data (also called flows). An application is thus represented as an application graph, where logical blocks (or client nodes) perform successive operations on data pipelines.

Created on 2008-06-18 by Antoine Fillinger - Last updated on 2008-11-23 by Antoine Fillinger