|News: updated 5/21/2000
May 21, 2000
We have a new "devel"
release! This represents a huge number of
reliability and performance improvements over the
last devel release.
March 31, 2000
Hive has been listed at the linux directory
under the Programming category.
March 30, 2000
Released a patch
for the CellCommand which causes to actually
work for the "stable"
March 28, 2000
A new "devel"
release is available for people to attempt to play
with the new features of Hive. Note - this is a
Hive is a Java software platform for creating
distributed applications. Using Hive, programmers can
easily create systems that connect and use data from all
over the Internet. At its heart, Hive is an environment
for distributed agents to live, communicating and moving
to fulfill applications. We are trying to make the
Hive is a general toolkit for building distributed
systems. Here at The
Media Lab we have been focusing primarily on using
Hive as the software infrastructure for rapidly creating
different demonstrations of our research and interlinking
them. Hive is being used by media lab researchers to
support application-level networking things and
Hive is open source and free software, distributed
under the GPL. We encourage you to download our software,
try it out, and become part of the Hive community. The
project is just now in the stage of growing outside the
Media Lab. We hope to see the Hive network mature to
thousands of hosts across the Internet.
To get started, we recommend you look at our academic overview paper, go
straight to the download page,
or take a look at our Hive
project info page.