Putting It All Together
Complex Messaging, Communication, and Security
This chapter identifies the main types of complex messaging, communication, and security middleware. It defines each of the different types of middleware. It outlines the pros and cons of utilizing one model over another. As application requirements increase in complex, distributed embedded systems, these requirements usually impose additional software prerequisites in underlying layers to support these desirable applications within the device itself. Overlaying complex networking and communication middleware on top of core middleware is increasingly becoming a popular approach in embedded systems design to support these additional requirements. ...