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The NorduGrid Architecture and Middleware for Scientific Applications [chapter]

O. Smirnova, P. Eerola, T. Ekelöf, M. Ellert, J. R. Hansen, A. Konstantinov, B. Kónya, J. L. Nielsen, F. Ould-Saada, A. Wäänänen
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This talk reviews the architecture and describes the Grid services, implemented via the NorduGrid middleware.  ...  The resources range from small test clusters at academic institutions to large farms at several supercomputer centers, and are used for various scientific applications.  ...  The NorduGrid Middleware The NorduGrid architecture is realized through innovative middleware, which has to be installed on a front-end (server part) and a user's machine (client part).  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44860-8_27 fatcat:m3at7k6ofbebvpdsf3nqn64lky

Managing Long Running Queries in Grid Environment [chapter]

Ruslan Fomkin, Tore Risch
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Limitations imposed by the used Grid infrastructure influence the architecture.  ...  We are developing a fully functional prototype to investigate the viability of the approach and its applicability.  ...  We would like also to thank Christian Hansson and professor Tord Ekelöf from the department of Radiation Science, Uppsala University, for providing the particle physics analysis application and data as  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30470-8_28 fatcat:ul6r6c6igfcm5grf4vst5hhmiu

Framework for Querying Distributed Objects Managed by a Grid Infrastructure [chapter]

Ruslan Fomkin, Tore Risch
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We are developing a customizable query processor built on top of an established Grid infrastructure, the NorduGrid middleware, and have implemented a framework for managing long running queries in Grid  ...  The task of the babysitter is to submit generated jobs to NorduGrid for the execution, to monitor their execution status, and to download results from the execution.  ...  POQSEC Architecture The architecture presented in Fig. 1 illustrates the current implementation of POQSEC. The POQSEC architecture considers limitations of the NorduGrid (NG) middleware.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11611950_6 fatcat:wmthgttjjjebbaugk7pqcfrlfa

First scientific results from the Estonian Grid [article]

Andi Hektor, Konstantin Skaburskas National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, Estonia, Estonian Educational and Research Network, Tartu, Estonia, Institute of Technology, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia)
2004 arXiv   pre-print
We discuss the first scientific computations and results the Estonian Grid. The computations show that the middleware is well chosen and the Estonian Grid has remarkable stability and scalability.  ...  We mention some most crucial parts of a Grid system, as well as some unique possibilities in the Estonian situation. Scientific applications currently running on Estonian Grid are listed.  ...  Coming scientific and non-scientific applications There is one group (Karelson M et al) using and developing the UNICORE middleware for the OpenMolGRID (Open Computing Grid for Molecular Science and Engineering  ... 
arXiv:physics/0411024v1 fatcat:v5gucu5h7zeypcwemkprjocay4

The next-generation ARC middleware

O. Appleton, D. Cameron, J. Cernak, P. Dóbé, M. Ellert, T. Frågåt, M. Grønager, D. Johansson, J. Jönemo, J. Kleist, M. Kočan, A. Konstantinov (+22 others)
2010 Annales des télécommunications  
The server side offers the fundamental job execution management, information and data capabilities required for a Grid.  ...  The Advanced Resource Connector (ARC) is a light-weight, non-intrusive, simple yet powerful Grid middleware capable of connecting highly heterogeneous computing and storage resources.  ...  the original author(s) and source are credited.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12243-010-0210-2 fatcat:6est3snla5bz7drbnuzziesi5i

An Overview of a Grid Architecture for Scientific Computing [article]

A.Waananen, M.Ellert, A.Konstantinov, B.Konya, O.Smirnova
2002 arXiv   pre-print
This document gives an overview of a Grid testbed architecture proposal for the NorduGrid project.  ...  The aim of the project is to establish an inter-Nordic testbed facility for implementation of wide area computing and data handling.  ...  Interactive and parallel applications have not been considered. It is our goal to deploy a Grid testbed based on this architecture for the LHC Data challenges in the Nordic countries.  ... 
arXiv:cs/0205021v1 fatcat:kowwvpmbrbhg5isx4tmx6kuntq

A Grid Resource Broker Supporting Advance Reservations and Benchmark-Based Resource Selection [chapter]

Erik Elmroth, Johan Tordsson
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
application.  ...  The broker selects computing resources based on actual job requirements and a number of criteria identifying the available resources, with the aim to minimize the total time to delivery for the individual  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful for the technical support provided byÅke Sandgren, High Performance Computing Center North (HPC2N), Umeå, Sweden.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11558958_128 fatcat:baqhqavonbaorjpp3srvs5dy7q

The development of the system for arc nordugrid based grid-computing organization using virtual environments of the docker platform

Olga Prila, Volodymyr Kazymyr, Volodymyr Bazylevych, Oleksandr Sysa
2021 Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies  
Existing cloud infrastructure solutions to optimize the process of deploying virtual machines on computing resources do not have integration with the Arc Nordugrid middleware, which is widely used in grid  ...  The results of the implementation of services of the framework are presented that allow to design and perform computational tasks in a grid environment based on ARC Nordugrid using the virtual environment  ...  the HTCondor batch system and ARC NorduGrid middleware.  ... 
doi:10.15587/1729-4061.2021.249462 fatcat:efswfqpafbb7lhsdxaz7bvmume

ATLAS Data Challenge 2: A Massive Monte Carlo Production on the Grid [chapter]

Santiago González de la Hoz, Javier Sánchez, Julio Lozano, Jose Salt, Farida Fassi, Luis March, D. L. Adams, Gilbert Poulard, Luc Goossens
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The study and validation of the ATLAS Computing Model started three years ago and will continue for few years in the context of the so-called Data Challenges (DC).  ...  DC2 (from May until December 2004) is divided into three phases: (i) generate Monte Carlo data using GEANT4 on three different Grid projects: LCG, GRID3 and NorduGrid; (ii) simulate the first pass reconstruction  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the many people involved in ATLAS DC2. ATLAS Data Challenge 2: A Massive Monte Carlo Production on the Grid  ... 
doi:10.1007/11508380_5 fatcat:2lyzxv75abbxhpmcw4zuxp2pru

The EGEE European Grid Infrastructure Project [chapter]

Fabrizio Gagliardi
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes the motivation for the EGEE (Enabling Grids for e-Science in Europe) proposal recently made to the EU and the background activity behind this initiative  ...  EGEE is proposed as a project funded by the European Union under contract IST-2003-508833  ...  Industrial Partners The driving force for EGEE is scientific applications, and the current partners represent publicly funded research institutions and computer resource providers The European Grid Infrastructure  ... 
doi:10.1007/11403937_16 fatcat:ax7yh7xt4jbfjcbdcvwbyh25ua

Ukrainian Grid Infrastructure: Practical Experience

Mykhaylo Zynovyev, Sergiy Svistunov, Oleksandr Sudakov, Yuriy Boyko
2007 2007 4th IEEE Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications  
Since then an extensive work is carried out in order to build a full-scale Grid infrastructure for scientific and educational institutions.  ...  This article deals with the aspects of building such infrastructure, its organization and peculiarities of implementation in Ukraine, shows the current status of project, describes scientific tasks which  ...  Various ARC middleware components [3, 4, 5] are built on top of Globus Toolkit (GT), but the Grid Manager, gridftpd (the ARC GridFTP server), the information model and providers (NorduGrid schema), User  ... 
doi:10.1109/idaacs.2007.4488397 fatcat:dmuz6lj5p5dxhdo536l52rnqem

Database Oriented Grid Middlewares

Efthymia Tsamoura, Anastasios Gounaris
2009 2009 Fourth Balkan Conference in Informatics  
Efficient management of massive data sets is a key aspect in typical grid and e-science applications.  ...  To this end, the benefits of employing database technologies in such applications has been identified since the early days of grid computing, which aims at enabling coordinated resource sharing, knowledge  ...  GridDB-Lite [20] is a middleware motivated by data-intensive scientific applications on the Grid.  ... 
doi:10.1109/bci.2009.14 dblp:conf/bci/TsamouraG09 fatcat:tctyzmllyvduzcscsndjti5llm

Meta-Broker for Future Generation Grids: A New Approach for a High-Level Interoperable Resource Management [chapter]

Attila Kertész, Péter Kacsuk
2008 Grid Middleware and Services  
With this new grid middleware component users and portals can utilize a growing number of Grids simultaneously for highly computation intensive applications in the future.  ...  As grid technology matures the number of production grids dynamically increases. The management and the optimal utilization of these grid resources cannot be handled by the users themselves.  ...  The Gridbus Grid Service Broker [7] is designed for computational and data-grid applications and supports all Globus [2] [3] middleware and Unicore [4] in experimental phase.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-78446-5_4 fatcat:j2lqjlbzvjhnxh7pnwvhv5bahi

OEIRM: An Open Distributed Processing Based Interoperability Reference Model for e-Science [chapter]

Zhiming Zhao, Paola Grosso, Cees de Laat
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
E-Science applications are often interdisciplinary and require resources from different infrastructures; the interoperability between heterogeneous infrastructures is an important requirement for constructing  ...  Analyzing interoperability issues by including both application and infrastructure aspects promotes a global view on interoperability of different layers, and we argue it can converge to an optimal reference  ...  We would like to thank the FP7 EU funded Integrated project ENVRI project (project number 283465) and the Dutch national and education network SURFnet, through the GigaPort Research on Network (RoN) project  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35606-3_52 fatcat:pgm57dqzwzd4lkyijnuf5f5rru

Free Software for the Educational Cluster of Parallel and Distributed Computing

A. Prodyvus, R. Shuvar, V. Parubochyi, R. Kovtko
2018 Proceedings of X International Scientific and Practical Conference "Electronics and Information Technologies"  
The needs for the improvement of its functioning, software updating, increasing of work safety are determined. An overview of changes and improvements in the work of the cluster was made.  ...  The use of free and open source software in an educational cluster of parallel and distributed computing considered.  ...  To provide a cluster connection to the Ukrainian Grid system, the middleware NorduGrid ARC (version 5.4.2) has been deployed and configured.  ... 
doi:10.30970/elit2018.a29 fatcat:p4cb4jxjofdo5fkjpr55cnp56u
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