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A loosely coupled metacomputer: co-operating job submissions across multiple supercomputing sites

Gregor von Laszewski
1999 Concurrency Practice and Experience  
This paper introduces a general metacomputing framework for submitting jobs across a variety of distributed computational resources.  ...  Using the dataflow approach extends the concept of sequential batch and interactive processing to running programs across multiple computers and computing sites in cooperation.  ...  I thank Gail Pieper for her assistance in preparing the final manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1096-9128(19991225)11:15<933::aid-cpe461>;2-j fatcat:h74idvqlurcvdkmos6qzgmb4ra

Extension of Macrostep Debugging Methodology Towards Metacomputing Applications [chapter]

Robert Lovas, Vaidy Sunderam
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
As a possible solution we applied and also extended the macrostep systematic debugging methodology fir metacomputing applications.  ...  The prototype is developed under the Harness metacomputing framework for message box communication based applications.  ...  Finally, X-IDVS is programmable with a simple macro language particularly for testing purposes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45545-0_35 fatcat:cybqjt4mbncjxgloyg2inyke4i

MARS—A framework for minimizing the job execution time in a metacomputing environment

Jörn Gehring, Alexander Reinefeld
1996 Future generations computer systems  
In this paper, we present the Metacomputer Adaptive Runtime System MARS, a framework for minimizing the execution time of distributed applications on a WAN metacomputer.  ...  Utilizing a collection of workstations and supercomputers in a metacomputing environment does not only o er an enormous amount of computing power, but also raises new problems.  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the help of Uwe D r a l l e , w h o p r o vided us with a parallel CG solver.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0167-739x(95)00037-s fatcat:l2vyvp4sdbckzpnewjli247o7u

Web based metacomputing

Tomasz Haupt, Erol Akarsu, Geoffrey Fox, Wojtek Furmanski
1999 Future generations computer systems  
We add high performance to commodity systems using multi tier architecture with GLOBUS metacomputing toolkit as the backend of a middle tier of commodity web and object servers.  ...  This is partially due to the difficulty in developing sophisticated customized systems for what is a relatively small part of the worldwide computing enterprise.  ...  UML offers a spectrum of diagrammatic techniques that allow one to address various stages of software process and several hierarchy layers of a complex software system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-739x(99)00023-0 fatcat:nxhnfcpna5dtjcexybsqieiob4

Adaptive Distributed Virtual Computing Environment (ADViCE) [chapter]

Dongmin Kim, Salim Hariri
2001 Virtual Computing  
In this paper, we p r e s e n t the design and the experimental results with the Adaptive Distributed Virtual Computing Environment (ADViCE) being developed at The University of Arizona and Syracuse University  ...  di erent m a c hine and network con gurations 2) Problem-Solving Environment: to assist in the development o f large scale parallel and distributed applications, and 3) Application-Transparent Adaptivity  ...  Additionally, there are several web-based metacomputing projects 17], that either use the JAVA programming language as the main computation language or provide a coordination medium based on WWW technologies  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4615-1553-1_4 fatcat:lvo22vmal5da7ceb7ghdqelvfi

Advanced theory and practice for high performance computing and communications

Geoffrey Fox
2011 Concurrency and Computation  
We consider High Performance Fortran and its extensions as a data parallel language message passing systems, such as those supplied with commercial multicomputers as well as approaches to software integration  ...  In Section 3, we show how the di erent problem categories or architectures are addressed by parallel software systems with di erent capabilities.  ...  Simulation mesh HPF(+) except this unclear for adaptive irregular mesh Table 4 : 4 Molecular Dynamics Particle Dynamics HPF(+) except Sec. in Physics & Chemistry with irregular need MPF or data  ... 
doi:10.1002/cpe.1863 fatcat:dxzlqgakunhbpdkabvaktvwbay

The gateway system

Geoffrey Fox, Tomasz Haupt, Erol Akarsu, Alexey Kalinichenko, Kang-Seok Kim, Praveen Sheethalnath, Choon-Han Youn
1999 Proceedings of the ACM 1999 conference on Java Grande - JAVA '99  
In particular, access to high performance computational resources is provided by implementing the emerging standard for metacomputing API.  ...  The Gateway follows our commodity components strategy, and it is implemented as a modern three-tier system.  ...  This is implemented by introducing an event adapter associated with the application context. The adapter maintains a binding table to associate the event sources with the actual event destinations.  ... 
doi:10.1145/304065.304085 dblp:conf/java/FoxHAKKSY99 fatcat:jwgmq26k5racdl6ycxm76r3zvu

The Gateway system: uniform web based access to remote resources

Tomasz Haupt, Erol Akarsu, Geoffrey Fox, Choon-Han Youn
2000 Concurrency Practice and Experience  
In particular, access to high performance computational resources is provided by implementing the emerging standard for metacomputing API.  ...  The Gateway follows our commodity components strategy, and it is implemented as a modern three-tier system.  ...  This is implemented by introducing an event adapter associated with the application context. The adapter maintains a binding table to associate the event sources with the actual event destinations.  ... 
doi:10.1002/1096-9128(200007)12:8<629::aid-cpe512>;2-x fatcat:3klvvmrcingwjev4wvnqshe5xi

Unibus: a contrarian approach to grid computing

Dawid Kurzyniec, Magdalena Sławińska, Jarosław Sławiński, Vaidy Sunderam
2007 Journal of Supercomputing  
with a single interface point.  ...  Running on the user's access device, the overlay system software can virtualize remote resources via dynamically deployed software mediators analogous to device drivers, reconfiguring the resources if  ...  That overlay software can autonomously adapt to resource heterogeneity and temporal variability by autonomously reconfiguring itself and the remote resources through dynamically deployable software modules  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11227-006-0033-0 fatcat:2mbwakhkojbidl3heuhcbom3ca

Optimization as an Internet Resource

Robert Fourer, Jean-Pierre Goux
2001 Interfaces  
The World Wide Web already offers information, advice, and remote access to software for solving optimization problems.  ...  A variety of client programs are helping to increase the scope and convenience of these tools.  ...  A new adaptive scheduler could then employ information from the database, together with specific customer preferences, in making initial allocations of computing resources to requests.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte. fatcat:ykfybztlizbb7mgc2vy357zdxu

High Performance Distributed Computing

2004 Proceedings. 13th IEEE International Symposium on High performance Distributed Computing, 2004.  
The narrative is supplemented by a glossary describing the diverse concepts used in HPDC.  ...  The review of base technologies and exemplar applications is followed by a brief discussion of software models for HPDC, which are illustrated by t wo extremes| PVM and the conjectured future World Wide  ...  Software for HPDC As in all areas of computing, the software support for HPDC is built up in a layered fashion with no clearly agreed architecture for these layers.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hpdc.2004.1323401 fatcat:zieb5azo6vgdflnryr6dhy6zum

A resource management architecture for metacomputing systems [chapter]

Karl Czajkowski, Ian Foster, Nick Karonis, Carl Kesselman, Stuart Martin, Warren Smith, Steven Tuecke
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We describe how these techniques have been implemented in the context of the Globus metacomputing toolkit and used to implement a variety of di erent resource management strategies.  ...  We report on our experiences applying our techniques in a large testbed, GUSTO, incorporating 15 sites, 330 computers, and 3600 processors.  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the contributions made by many colleagues to the development of the GUSTO testbed and the Globus resource management architecture: in particular, Doru Marcusiu  ... 
doi:10.1007/bfb0053981 fatcat:f4gua73s75ekvo4gkamjgfty5y

Service ORiented Computing EnviRonment (SORCER) for deterministic global and stochastic aircraft design optimization: part 1

Chaitra Raghunath, Layne T. Watson, Mohamed Jrad, Rakesh K. Kapania, Raymond M. Kolonay
2017 Advances in aircraft and spacecraft science  
The purpose of integrating VTDIRECT95 and QNSTOP into the SORCER framework is to provide load balancing among computational resources, resulting in a dynamically scalable process.  ...  With rapid growth in the complexity of large scale engineering systems, the application of multidisciplinary analysis and design optimization (MDO) in the engineering design process has garnered much attention  ...  The authors thank Scott A. Burton for help with the SORCER installation, service implementation, and experiments.  ... 
doi:10.12989/aas.2017.4.3.297 fatcat:nguhiftnrbfercluhs5f262j7e

The PaCMAn Metacomputer: parallel computing with Java mobile agents

Paraskevas Evripidou, George Samaras, Christoforos Panayiotou, Evaggelia Pitoura
2001 Future generations computer systems  
The PaCMAn (parallel computing with Java mobile agents) Metacomputer launches multiple Java mobile agents that communicate and cooperate to solve problems in parallel.  ...  We have developed and tested a prototype system with several applications such as parallel Web querying, a prime number generator, the trapezoidal rule and the RC5 cracking application.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Stavros Papastavros for his contributions in the earlier system for Parallel processing with Java mobile agents [26] that we developed and its valuable input  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-739x(00)00098-4 fatcat:2awfbg4frzahrep3rl6b5iqm74

Distributed Systems on the Pragmatic Object Web — Computing with Java and Corba [chapter]

G. C. Fox, W. Furmanski, T. Haupt
2000 Computational Aerosciences in the 21st Century  
We illsutrate our approach on a set of prototype applications in areas such as collaborative systems, support of multidisciplinary interactions, WebFlow based visual metacomputing, WebFlow over Globus,  ...  One can abstract these to a three-tier model with largely independent clients connected to a distributed network of servers.  ...  We are currently in the planning stage of such a metacomputing FMS experiment, to be conducted using ARL (Maryland) and CEWES (Mississippi) MSRC and perhaps also NRaD / SPAWAR (California) and NVLD (Virginia  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-010-0948-5_4 fatcat:k35juh7rjzgwtiq4w5isz3z5vm
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