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Building Online Performance Models of Grid Middleware with Fine-Grained Load-Balancing: A Globus Toolkit Case Study [chapter]

Ramon Nou, Samuel Kounev, Jordi Torres
Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present a novel case study with the Globus Toolkit in which we show how performance models can be generated dynamically and used to provide online performance prediction capabilities.  ...  We have augmented the Grid middleware with an online performance prediction component that can be called at any time during operation to predict the Grid performance for a given resource allocation and  ...  We acknowledge the support of our colleague Ferran Julià from the Technical University of Catalonia in resolving many technical issues.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-75211-0_10 fatcat:ptn6g73jcja63gxnhsrkj6x5gu

Autonomic QoS-Aware Resource Management in Grid Computing Using Online Performance Models

Samue Kounev, Ramon Nou, Jordi Torres
2007 Proceedings of the 2nd International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools  
In this paper, an approach to autonomic QoS-aware resource management in Grid computing based on online performance models is proposed.  ...  As Grid Computing increasingly enters the commercial domain, performance and Quality of Service (QoS) issues are becoming a major concern.  ...  We acknowledge the support of our colleague Ferran Julià from the Technical University of Catalonia in resolving many technical issues.  ... 
doi:10.4108/valuetools.2007.1983 dblp:conf/valuetools/KounevNT07 fatcat:3x5s5nkmvvfa5mi2pktemxfsgu

A Grid Based Simulation Environment for Mobile Distributed Applications

Dawit Mengistu, Paul Davidsson, Lars Lundberg
2007 2007 International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE'07)  
A prototype of the proposed platform is implemented and its performance characteristics are studied.  ...  The findings of the experiment show that a Grid based MABS platform can provide a scalable simulation environment for mobile distributed applications.  ...  Grid schedulers can employ the support of the middleware for load balancing, task reallocation and migration.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mue.2007.16 dblp:conf/mue/MengistuDL07 fatcat:aifo62noyzfr3i457rgrpre4ni

GRID-enabled Solution of Groundwater Inverse Problems on the TeraGrid Network

Mohamed Sayeed, Kumar Mahinthakumar, Nicholas T. Karonis
2007 Simulation (San Diego, Calif.)  
A hierarchical grid architecture consisting of a collection of supercomputers is ideally suited for these types of problems as a good application-toarchitecture mapping can be obtained with a proper implementation  ...  e.g., a single cluster), their ubiquitous availability and advances in grid middleware components.  ...  Grid Computing Experiments In this paper grid computing is enabled by the grid middleware toolkit Globus, MPICH-G2 and MPICH-VMI.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0037549707084936 fatcat:py7pym4lljguhajgxw7mrnk3qe

Autonomic QoS control in enterprise Grid environments using online simulation

Ramon Nou, Samuel Kounev, Ferran Julià, Jordi Torres
2009 Journal of Systems and Software  
As Grid Computing increasingly enters the commercial domain, performance and Quality of Service (QoS) issues are becoming a major concern.  ...  In this paper, a comprehensive framework for autonomic QoS control in enterprise Grid environments using online simulation is proposed.  ...  Acknowledgment This work is supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Spain and the European Union under contract TIN2004-07739-C02-01 and TIN2007-60625, and the German Research Foundation  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2008.07.048 fatcat:sae6525ccbaipljpuhzrvsyiwu

Market-Oriented Resource Management and Scheduling: A Taxonomy and Survey [chapter]

Saurabh Kumar Garg, Rajkumar Buyya
2011 Cooperative Networking  
scheduling Online Minimize Response Time Centralized Parallel application, Parametric Sweep No Globus Maob (Silver) Fairshare, job prioritization Online Load balancing and response  ...  This mechanism limits the ability of customers to express fine-grained preferences for services.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781119973584.ch14 fatcat:iovs6lkiwbg6nkb4u7oexlkq2a

Efficient Interaction Analysis for an Effective Provision of Knowledge about the Discussion Process to CSCL Practices

Santi Caballé, Fatos Xhafa, Thanasis Daradoumis, Ajith Abraham
2008 2008 7th Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications  
The context of this study is a real on-line discussion experience that took place at the Open University of Catalonia.  ...  To this end, in this paper we show how a Grid approach can considerably increase the overall efficiency of processing group activity log files and thus allow discussion participants to receive effective  ...  Using Globus Toolkit The Globus Toolkit (GT) [13] is the actual de facto Grid middleware standard.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cisim.2008.59 dblp:conf/cisim/CaballeXDA08 fatcat:72iaa52nurghpojdht7uaq4dge

Grid middleware in China

Yongwei Wu, Chunming Hu, Li Zha, Song Wu
2007 International Journal of Web and Grid Services  
Based on the experience in building and enhancing Chinese grids in collaboration with colleagues from around the globe, it is important to choose grid technologies that support and work on a wide variety  ...  Globus Toolkit by Globus Alliance includes software services and libraries for many components, such as distributed security, resource management, monitoring and discovery, and data management (Ghalem  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported by the ChinaGrid project of the Ministry of Education of China, Natural Science Foundation of China (90412006, 90412011, 60573110, 90612016, 60673152, 60673174)  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijwgs.2007.015421 fatcat:uwiohil54fgzpohjqxrfzm37m4

Grid technologies to support B2B collaboration

Nicola Capuano, Angelo Gaeta, Francesco Orciuoli, Matteo Gaeta, Sergio Miranda, Pierluigi Ritrovato
2009 International Journal of Knowledge and Learning  
In the context of the European  ...  A sincere thanks goes to all the organisations involved in the BEinGRID Business Experiment 09.  ...  Acknowledgement This document has been produced in the context of the BEinGRID project (  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijkl.2009.027897 fatcat:p7shcd6turbyvitymrtj2tohum

Service-oriented middleware: A survey

Jameela Al-Jaroodi, Nader Mohamed
2012 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
As we study the different projects we develop a list of the main requirements that SOM should support.  ...  In addition, this model offers users an on-demand usage model where they only use the services needed for the time needed, which relieves them from having to build and maintain a complete system in house  ...  To better support business process execution, NINOS offers fine-grained content-based routing, event correlation, load balancing, fault tolerance, policy management and access to history data.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2011.07.013 fatcat:wgmzwjtpwrbjnm24td7h24fvjy

Parallel Large Scale Simulations in the PL-Grid Environment

Krzysztof Kurowski, Tomasz Piontek, Piotr Kopta, Mariusz Mamoński, Bartosz Bosak
2010 Computational Methods in Science and Technology  
The paper presents tools and services that were designed to build multilayered infrastructure capable of dealing with computationally intensive large-scale simulations in the grid environment.  ...  The nature a Grid in which resources are usually shared among multiple organizations offering resources under their control based on the "best effort" approach with no guarantee concerning the quality-of-service  ...  The PL-Grid project is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the Innovative Economy program.  ... 
doi:10.12921/ fatcat:szrpk22dkbgtdlid257agmdpbu

Visual Supercomputing: Technologies, Applications and Challenges

Ken Brodlie, John Brooke, Min Chen, David Chisnall, Ade Fewings, Chris Hughes, Nigel W. John, Mark W. Jones, Mark Riding, Nicolas Roard
2005 Computer graphics forum (Print)  
If we were to have a Grid infrastructure for visualization, what technologies would be needed to build such an infrastructure, what kind of applications would benefit from it, and what challenges are we  ...  We identify the state-of-the-art technologies that have prepared us for building such an infrastructure.  ...  Globus Toolkit 2 (GT2) was re-factored via tools such as Axis to create Globus Toolkit 3 (GT3), which was intended to preserve the functionality of GT2 in the new Grid Service environment.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8659.2005.00845.x fatcat:jnptzeshong2pbeikdhzogxp5q

Many-Task Computing and Blue Waters [article]

Daniel S. Katz, Timothy G. Armstrong, Zhao Zhang, Michael Wilde, Justin M. Wozniak
2012 arXiv   pre-print
aspects to middleware and policies.  ...  Many MTC applications do not neatly fit the stereotypes of high-performance computing (HPC) or high-throughput computing (HTC) applications.  ...  Blue Waters is a joint effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, its National Center for Supercomputing Applications, IBM, and the Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation.  ... 
arXiv:1202.3943v1 fatcat:c4ou6svp25bzdgcnjc23nqgwiu

Cloud Computing: Paradigms and Technologies [chapter]

Ahmed Shawish, Maria Salama
2013 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
It clearly classifies the Cloud's deployment and service models, providing a full description of the Cloud services vendors.  ...  It is rapidly changing the landscape of information technology, and ultimately turning the long-held promise of utility computing into a reality.  ...  The use of Globus workspaces, a set of Grid services for the Globus Toolkit 4, is the prominent solution.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35016-0_2 fatcat:q7tuxyiyi5gsvooe2ahzs4lvf4

Distributed frameworks and parallel algorithms for processing large-scale geographic data

Kenneth A Hawick, P.D Coddington, H.A James
2003 Parallel Computing  
We describe our work with geographical systems for environmental and defence applications and some of the algorithms and techniques we have deployed to deliver high-performance prototype systems that can  ...  GIS applications are often run operationally as part of decision support systems with both a human interactive component as well as large scale batch or server-based components.  ...  'assist processors'' or threads to support fine grained data parallelism.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.parco.2003.04.001 fatcat:7ac2xqvpkra2bl5tbks7tkrfbe
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