Category Archives: middleware

Anything associated with middleware, the subject of our second posting assignment.

The Infrastructure of Illegal Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking is a global illicit black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacturing, distribution and sale of prohibited drugs. Among the drugs commonly traded through these black markets are cannabis, heroin, and methamphetamines. Alongside oil and arms, drugs are one … Continue reading

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Middleware in the Apache Server

A server for hosting websites has many layers. First is the web server software that deals with connecting to the internet, listening for requests for a website, and running some program to fulfill its request. The program has to know … Continue reading

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The Interstate Highway System and Potential Middlewares

In order to figure out a possible Infrastructure that is easily relatable to the Networks of Cyber-Infrastructure, I decided to look at something that was similar to a Computer Network, not necessarily closer in structure from the other examples, but … Continue reading

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Middleware & the infrastructure of the corporate bond market

Bottom layer: corporations seeking debt financing Generally, companies can access two sources of financing: equity and debt.  Equity is an ownership interest in a company; equityholders own shares and have a right to the profit of a company after all … Continue reading

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Infrastructure of Starfruit in Michigan

Today consumers go to the grocery stores and can buy almost any item they would like. Specifically for fruits, we can find blueberries, strawberries, bananas and even starfruit for a majority of the year. But how do these fruits get … Continue reading

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Middleware within the Health Care Infrastructure

One example of infrastructure is the health system. The system is made up of many parts – patients, doctors, hospitals, medications, and many others. Each of these different aspects can be considered to be a top element, a bottom element, … Continue reading

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Middleware in the Infrastructure of Cable Television

In today’s rapidly evolving society, technology and the infrastructure that surround it are developing at a pace that has made it practically impossible for the average person to comprehend the full-extent of components that connect a distributor and its end-product. … Continue reading

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