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Middleware--It's Better Than Big E-mail Attachments: Lessons from the NMI TestBed

Wednesday, January 1, 2003


This talk will explain key middleware concepts and relate the University of Alabama at Birmingham's experience using the National Science Foundation's Middleware Initiative ( NMI ) recommended middleware infrastructure. Many people still carry a list of login names and passwords and accomplish distributed file sharing by sending email attachments. UAB has progressed towards single sign on leveraging NMI software and directory services.

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