Search SOA's Jack Vaughan speaks in a podcast with Rob Davies, Director of Engineering for FUSE, about advanced messaging solutions on which he's been working. In particular, Davies focuses on multicasting middleware and explains the somewhat unfamiliar concept, its uses and its details.
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Podcast: Active Blazer Rob Davies on multicast software
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Multicast as pursued in the Active Blaze open-source software project is a form of specialized messaging used for collaboration between applications when distributing real time data is important. Target applications include financial information, explains Davies. He says, "It's a very efficient way of distributing large amounts of changing data very quickly."
Listen to the podcast to hear more about multicast, what messaging solutions can be used in grid environments, and how developers work with APIs when approaching this type of software architecture.