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Efficient extension of gLite VOs with BOINC based desktop grids

Ádám Visegrádi, József Kovács, Peter Kacsuk
2014 Future generations computer systems  
Kacsuk, Efficient extension of gLite VOs with BOINC based desktop grids, Future Generation Computer Systems (2013), http://dx.  ...  Abstract The paper describes the results of the EU FP7 EDGI project concerning how to extend gLite VOs with public and institutional BOINC desktop grids.  ...  From now on, any gLite VO can easily be extended with BOINC desktop grids, and users can easily and efficiently exploit this integrated infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2013.10.012 fatcat:qwfpaaposbc7jbzth7pfy4s7ly

EDGeS: Bridging EGEE to BOINC and XtremWeb

Etienne Urbah, Peter Kacsuk, Zoltan Farkas, Gilles Fedak, Gabor Kecskemeti, Oleg Lodygensky, Attila Marosi, Zoltan Balaton, Gabriel Caillat, Gabor Gombas, Adam Kornafeld, Jozsef Kovacs (+2 others)
2009 Journal of Grid Computing  
In this paper we present the EGEE Service Grid, the BOINC and XtremWeb Desktop Grids. Then, we present the EDGeS solution to bridge the EGEE Service Grid with the BOINC and XtremWeb Desktop Grids.  ...  Desktop Grids, such as XtremWeb and BOINC, and Service Grids, such as EGEE, are two different approaches for science communities to gather computing power from a large number of computing resources.  ...  Acknowledgements The EDGeS (Enabling Desktop Grids for e-Science) project receives Community funding from the European Commission within Research Infrastructures initiative of FP7 (grant agreement Number  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-009-9137-0 fatcat:fjqburktdfeb5hgorvrdjztiyq

EDGeS: A Bridge between Desktop Grids and Service Grids

Gilles Fedak, Haiwu He, Oleg Lodygensky, Zoltan Balaton, Zoltan Farkas, Gabor Gombas, Peter Kacsuk, Robert Lovas, Attila Csaba Marosi, Ian Kelley, Ian Taylor, Gabor Terstyanszky (+4 others)
2008 The Third ChinaGrid Annual Conference (chinagrid 2008)  
Acknowledgments The EDGeS (Enabling Desktop Grids for e-Science) project receives Community funding from the European Commission within Research Infrastructures initiative of FP7 (grant agreement Number  ...  The difficulty in this approach is to harmonize the internal scheduler of the desktop grid client with the EGEE gLite WMS.  ...  Jobs arriving from desktop grids will then be sent only to resources that are part of this desktop grid VO.  ... 
doi:10.1109/chinagrid.2008.44 dblp:conf/chinagrid/FedakHLBFGKLMKT08 fatcat:pilm7byglzfdlacvzxgltvnseq

Towards a volunteer cloud system

Attila Marosi, József Kovács, Peter Kacsuk
2013 Future generations computer systems  
The paper completes the work started in the EU FP7 EDGI project for extending service grids with volunteer (global) and institutional (local) desktop grids.  ...  The Generic BOINC Application Client (GBAC) concept described in the paper enables the transparent and automatic forwarding of parameter sweep application (parametric) jobs from service grid VOs (Virtual  ...  In EDGI we support service grid (gLite, ARC, UNICORE, etc.) virtual organizations (VOs) to extend their limited number of resources with volunteer or local DG resources.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2012.03.013 fatcat:zvj4bu2s2jajfmyeamo6rmx7ky

Web and Grid Technologies in Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology: A Review

Natalio Krasnogor, Azhar Shah, Daniel Barthel, Piotr Lukasiak, Jacek Blazewicz
2008 Current Bioinformatics  
A major focus of this technological review is to collate up-to-date information regarding the design and implementation of various bioinformatics Webs, Grids, Web-based grids or Grid-based webs in terms  ...  The previously unknown situation of dealing with, on the one hand, (potentially) exabytes of data, much of which is noisy, has large experimental errors or theoretical uncertainties associated with it,  ...  Similarly, Desktops Grid Computing based on distributed computing infrastructure such as BOINC may use centralized master/slave approach and thus would be only suitable for coarse-grained independent jobs  ... 
doi:10.2174/157489308783329850 fatcat:thpj6eywwvg5tfdqvbw5nch3ty

GWpilot: Enabling multi-level scheduling in distributed infrastructures with GridWay and pilot jobs

A.J. Rubio-Montero, E. Huedo, F. Castejón, R. Mayo-García
2015 Future generations computer systems  
This functionality allows the new framework to implement innovative scheduling algorithms that accomplish the computational needs of a wide range of calculations faster and more efficiently.  ...  This system provides individual users or institutions with a more easy-to-use, easy-toinstall, scalable, extendable, flexible and adjustable framework to efficiently run legacy applications.  ...  Pilot systems related to LHC VOs Condor-G is used directly in OSG and is the base of gLite/UMD WMS.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2014.10.003 fatcat:f3j22lna6be6pfejx4s4ea35qy

Taxonomy of Contention Management in Interconnected Distributed Systems [chapter]

Rajkumar Buyya
2014 Computing Handbook, Third Edition  
Interconnected distributed computing systems, such as computing Grids and federated Clouds, have been of special importance in both industry and academia.  ...  Additionally, we review various resource management systems of interconnected distributed systems and group them based on the identified specifications.  ...  SETI@home [8] is a famous desktop Grid project that works based on BOINC [7] software platforms and was originally developed to explore the existence of life out of the earth.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b16812-65 fatcat:paqnulwbbbaxjlu32jmssyeu3y

Survey and Analysis of Production Distributed Computing Infrastructures [article]

Daniel S. Katz, Shantenu Jha, Manish Parashar, Omer Rana, Jon Weissman
2012 arXiv   pre-print
Applications are often designed and created with specific infrastructures in mind, with both an appreciation of the existing capabilities provided by those infrastructures and an anticipation of their  ...  Here, the infrastructures we discuss were often designed and created with specific applications in mind, or at least specific types of applications.  ...  Best Practices • OSG's architecture is VO-based. Most services are instantiated in the context of a VO.  ... 
arXiv:1208.2649v1 fatcat:goz6g7zkj5apzbwt4qvfrnbnlu

Survey and Analysis of Production Distributed Computing Infrastructures

Daniel S. Katz, Jon Weissman, Shantenu Jha, Omer Rana, Manish Parashar
2012 Figshare  
Applications are often designed and created with specific infrastructures in mind, with both an appreciation of the existing capabilities provided by those infrastructures and an anticipation of their  ...  Here, the infrastructures we discuss were often designed and created with specific applications in mind, or at least specific types of applications.  ...  Best Practices • OSG's architecture is VO-based. Most services are instantiated in the context of a VO.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.94265.v1 fatcat:dd2q2dkj3nculd45ddwgnwbwa4

VIALACTEA science gateway for Milky Way analysis

Eva Sciacca, Fabio Vitello, Ugo Becciani, Alessandro Costa, Akos Hajnal, Peter Kacsuk, Zoltan Farkas, Istvan Marton, Sergio Molinari, Anna Maria Di Giorgio, Eugenio Schisano, Scige John Liu (+4 others)
2017 Future generations computer systems  
Moving from de- velopment to production environment an efficient resource monitoring system has been implemented to easily analyse and debug sources of potential failures occured during workflow computations  ...  Therefore the science gateway based on the WS-PGRADE/gUSE framework has been able to fulfill the requirements mainly exploiting the parameter sweep paradigm and parallel job execution of the workflow management  ...  DCI Bridge already supports most major DCI platforms out of the box such as ARC, Boinc, Globus, gLite, UNICORE, PBS, as well as web services, Google App Engine, Sun Grid Engine, cloud-brokering services  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2017.08.038 fatcat:ki5mzqrinvdy7km2e5cpxligbm

A Comprehensive Perspective on Pilot-Job Systems [article]

Matteo Turilli, Mark Santcroos, Shantenu Jha
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Grid.  ...  With the increasing importance of task-level parallelism in high-performance computing, Pilot-Job systems are also witnessing an adoption beyond traditional domains.  ...  We thank former and current members of the RADICAL group for helpful discussions, comments, and criticisms. We also thank members of the AIMES project for helpful discussions, in particular Daniel S.  ... 
arXiv:1508.04180v3 fatcat:5navyt6snzdjnnlbetvskzfnki

Distributed and multiscale computing for scientific applications

Mohamed Ben Belgacem, Bastien Chopard, Nabil Abdennadher
2015
Je remercie Marko Niinimaeki de m'avoir aidé à affronter le monde de "grid-computing". Je remercie Andrea Parmigiani de m'avoir initié avec la méthode "Lattice Boltzmann".  ...  Grid users can extend the computing resources of their Virtual organizations (VOs) using the Desktop ones (such as BOINC).  ...  It aims to build a European Desktop-grid federation through creating a Bridge between grid middlewares (ARC [122, 9] , gLite [49] and Unicore [131] ), Desktop-grid systems (BOINC [25, 7] , the XtremWeb-CH  ... 
doi:10.13097/archive-ouverte/unige:48195 fatcat:3353amihkvattkhyr677dgb7du

High performance peer-to-peer desktop grid computing : architecture, methods, applications [article]

Sven Trieflinger, Universität Stuttgart, Universität Stuttgart
2013
Although today's largest Desktop Grid harvests idle cycles from only 0.46‰ of the Personal Computers (PC) deployed world-wide, it is way ahead of the currently fastest supercomputer with respect to raw  ...  By complementing the foundations of Desktop Grid Computing systems with Peer-to-Peer concepts and methods, their scope can be extended to non-trivial applications from the field of High-Performance Computing  ...  Desktop Grids The other kind of Grid Computing is based on Desktop Grids.  ... 
doi:10.18419/opus-3155 fatcat:zxdnxumeezapzjs5zlore5ngni

Development and application of distributed computing tools for virtual screening of large compound libraries

Yogesh Aher
2012 unpublished
The aim of this study was to develop a university-wide applicable grid infrastructure, UVieCo (University of Vienna Condor pool) which can be used for implementation of standard structure- and ligand-based  ...  Increased demands of computational power for tremendous calculations in scientific fields and timely analysis of generated piles of data require innovative strategies for efficient utilization of distributed  ...  The use of coLinux to create a homogeneous grid of linux-based computers has proven to be very efficient.  ... 
doi:10.25365/thesis.23872 fatcat:5jnf2ijkbzbf3htwh5avtm22ju

Survey on Software Engineering for Scientific Applications: Reuseable Software, Grid Computing and Application

Dominik Jürgens, Universitätsbibliothek Braunschweig
2009
Coupled phenomena gain importance and new technologies like the computational Grid, graphical and heterogeneous multi-core processors have to be used to achieve high-performance.  ...  Komplexitätssteigerung wird durch eine ganze Reihe sich ändernder Anforderungen verursacht: Die Betrachtung gekoppelter Phänomene gewinnt Aufmerksamkeit und gleichzeitig müssen neue Technologien wie das Grid-Computing  ...  These three aspects, together with the inhomogeneity of the VOs infrastructure, form the basic problem of grid interoperability and VO formation.  ... 
doi:10.24355/dbbs.084-200905120200-3 fatcat:dvlwoiyr7bh5pchcoivorvxm3i
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