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MAGDA: A Mobile Agent based Grid Architecture

Rocco Aversa, Beniamino Di Martino, Nicola Mazzocca, Salvatore Venticinque
2006 Journal of Grid Computing  
They allow for a flexible approach which can alleviate a number of issues present in distributed and Grid-based systems, by means of features such as migration, cloning, messaging and other provided mechanisms  ...  upon Grid systems.  ...  Many works on design of agent based Grid platforms focus on the implementation of basic services such as routing and handling of FIPA ACL 2 messages [8] , load balancing [9] , fault masking [7] and  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-006-9049-1 fatcat:vuh55yf4kzcgljl6sr6mudf3nm

An Advanced Approach On Load Balancing in Grid Computing [article]

Dushyant Vaghela
2014 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents the various mechanisms of load balancing in grid computing so that the readers will get an idea of which algorithm would be suitable in different situations.  ...  Workload and resource management is the main key grid services at the service level of grid infrastructures, out of which load balancing in the main concern for grid developers.  ...  This paper has described an overview of most of the important algorithms so that the reader will be able to find the suitable algorithm in different grid computing environment.  ... 
arXiv:1409.3651v1 fatcat:mwz6akjurbceplbfhndwr4c52e

Validating and Scaling the MicroGrid: A Scientific Instrument for Grid Dynamics

Xin Liu, Huaxia Xia, Andrew A. Chien
2004 Journal of Grid Computing  
The MicroGrid employs parallel, direct execution of applications. • Studying large grid networks with high speed communication requires an efficient parallel online simulation.  ...  That is, real application software and middleware -2 -can be used unchanged and executed on arbitrary virtual grid structures.  ...  The authors also acknowledge the contributions of Alex Olugbile to the system infrastructure which made this work possible.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-004-4200-3 fatcat:mc3yrb2ypzgtfa5gmoovl3plx4

Tasks assignment for Grid computing

Meriem Meddeber, Belabbas Yagoubi
2011 International Journal of Web and Grid Services  
Tasks assignment in grid computing is a challenge for most researchers and developers of these types of systems.  ...  Our goal is two folds: first we reduce , whenever possible, the average response time of tasks submitted to the grid, and secondly, we reduce the transfer cost inducing by the tasks transfer respecting  ...  Dougani for their contribution to the implementation of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijwgs.2011.044697 fatcat:qrhxvrdqvbco5jqqzj2xhwxe74

Load Balancing Strategy for Computational Grid System using an Improved Algorithmic Approach

Prakash Kumar, Pradeep Kumar, Vikas Kumar
2013 International Journal of Computer Applications  
A load balancing strategy chooses the resources that should be used to run a job in order to improve a given performance measure.  ...  Grid computing usually consists of a main computer that distributes information and tasks to a group of networked computers to accomplish a common goal.The goal of Grid computing is to create the delusion  ...  CONCLUSION & FUTURE SCOPE Focusing on Load Balancing and tried to present the impacts of Load Balancing on grid application performance and finally proposed an efficient Load Balancing algorithm for Grid  ... 
doi:10.5120/13765-1614 fatcat:7l5aoaxs6nfi5ayeif57jajwtu

Distributed Load Balancing Model for Grid Computing

Belabbas Yagoubi, Meriem Meddeber
2010 ARIMA  
After that, we develop on this model, a load balancing strategy at two levels; its principal objectives : the reduction of average response time of tasks and their transferring cost.  ...  First, we propose a distributed load balancing model which can represent any Grid topology into a forest structure.  ...  Load balancing algorithms in classical parallel and distributed systems, which usually run on homogeneous and dedicated resources, cannot work properly in the Grid architectures [1] because Grids have  ... 
doi:10.46298/arima.1931 fatcat:vom5fottrjdo7o5zvulclxsfoe

Analyzing Memory Requirements for Pervasive Grid Applications

Carlo Bertolli, Gabriele Mencagli, Marco Vanneschi
2010 2010 18th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing  
Pervasive Grid Computing Platforms include centralized computing nodes (e.g. parallel servers) as well as decentralized and mobile devices.  ...  We present our solutions by using the ASSISTANT programming model for Pervasive Grid applications.  ...  workers according to a load balancing strategy, each worker executing the sequential algorithm on a different input system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pdp.2010.71 dblp:conf/pdp/BertolliMV10 fatcat:whcdax5ghbakzn54agbmr2xhda

Cactus Application: Performance Predictions in Grid Environments [chapter]

Matei Ripeanu, Adriana Iamnitchi, Ian Foster
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We focus on two types of Grids: a set of geographically distributed supercomputers and a collection of the scale of one million Internet-connected workstations.  ...  Our paper addresses issues related to the execution of applications like Cactus in Grid environments.  ...  We ignore idle time due to synchronization, assuming perfect load balance (identical processors and identical work load per processor).  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44681-8_114 fatcat:einnpr4d3vhgvbq24x7af2aq3a

Survey on Grid Resource Allocation Mechanisms

Muhammad Bilal Qureshi, Maryam Mehri Dehnavi, Nasro Min-Allah, Muhammad Shuaib Qureshi, Hameed Hussain, Ilias Rentifis, Nikos Tziritas, Thanasis Loukopoulos, Samee U. Khan, Cheng-Zhong Xu, Albert Y. Zomaya
2014 Journal of Grid Computing  
Grid is a distributed high performance computing paradigm that offers various types of resources (like computing, storage, communication) to resource-intensive user tasks.  ...  These tasks are scheduled to allocate available Grid resources efficiently to achieve high system throughput and to satisfy choose the most appropriate mechanism for a given system/application.  ...  The 2PH technique additionally implements the local search operator called H2LL which performs the load balancing on Grid computational resources.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-014-9292-9 fatcat:kcopuodo2zgateanipq6uxt6ci

Sensor Grid Middleware Metamodeling and Analysis

Srimathi Chandrasekaran, Eunmi Choi, Jemal H. Abawajy, Rajesh Natarajan
2014 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
Sensor grid is a platform that combines wireless sensor networks and grid computing with the aim of exploiting the complementary advantages of the two systems.  ...  The paper presents our implementation and analysis of the sensor grid.  ...  Conflict of Interests The authors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper. Acknowledgments  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/805708 fatcat:63yc2dyiqfa5fln5shkucmn3iu

Mobility-Aware Efficient Job Scheduling in Mobile Grids

Preetam Ghosh, Nirmalya Roy, Sajal K Das
2007 Seventh IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid '07)  
Then the jobs are scheduled based on the parameters such as mobility, resource availability, job completion time and energy using enhanced genetic algorithm.  ...  Hence in this paper, we propose a mobility aware energy efficient job scheduling using genetic algorithm in mobile grids. Initially the jobs are grouped according to the resource availability.  ...  Replace the parents by the corresponding offsprings in and in dynamic load balancing of the resources in grid new generation. clusters, which is sufficient to maintain the desired quality End if level  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccgrid.2007.73 dblp:conf/ccgrid/GhoshRD07 fatcat:uv6hklnbyngvhnxr7au73lxszq

Smart Grid — The New and Improved Power Grid: A Survey

Xi Fang, Satyajayant Misra, Guoliang Xue, Dejun Yang
2012 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
In this article, we survey the literature till 2011 on the enabling technologies for the Smart Grid.  ...  The Smart Grid, regarded as the next generation power grid, uses two-way flows of electricity and information to create a widely distributed automated energy delivery network.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We thank the editor and the anonymous reviewers whose comments on an earlier version of this survey have helped to significantly improve the presentation and the content of this survey.  ... 
doi:10.1109/surv.2011.101911.00087 fatcat:l3pxsmag7vahbfsjcjk4sfpzcq

A cloud-based smart metering infrastructure for distribution grid services and automation

Marco Pau, Edoardo Patti, Luca Barbierato, Abouzar Estebsari, Enrico Pons, Ferdinanda Ponci, Antonello Monti
2018 Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks  
towards the smart grid paradigm is strictly dependent on the modernization of distribution grids.  ...  While a large number of applications can be designed on top of the cloud, in this paper the focus will be on a real-time distributed state estimation algorithm that enables the automatic reconfiguration  ...  These databases have been designed to deal with Big Data, providing features for clustering, replication and load balancing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.segan.2017.08.001 fatcat:hnxkoeqcl5cubabrzveov3oaue

Designing an information system for Grids: Comparing hierarchical, decentralized P2P and super-peer models

Carlo Mastroianni, Domenico Talia, Oreste Verta
2008 Parallel Computing  
Today most Grids adopt a centralized or hierarchical model for their information system, but this model is characterized by poor scalability, resiliency and load-balancing features.  ...  As deployed Grids increase from 10s to 1000s of nodes, the construction of an efficient and scalable information system is a key issue, as it is vital for providing querying and discovery services.  ...  Acknowledgement This work has been partially supported by the FP6 Network of Excellence CoreGRID funded by the European Commission (Contract IST-2002-004265).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.parco.2008.07.001 fatcat:nzyufvxcuzbijmqthk53fl4yui

ASGrid: autonomic management of hybrid sensor grid systems and applications

Xiaolin Li, Xinxin Liu, Han Zhao, Huanyu Zhao, Nanyan Jiang, Manish Parashar
2009 International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet)  
and efficiently use both on demand.  ...  To the best of our knowledge, we are the first who proposed the notion of autonomic sensor grid systems in a holistic manner, aiming at non-trivial large applications.  ...  The overlay network is based on the Content Addressable Network (CAN) protocol with smart spatial and temporal load balancing and adaptive replica. text Associative Rendezvous Messaging Content-Based  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijsnet.2009.029399 fatcat:oq2jsczvtrf7lby7y3z43tleze
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