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Virtual playgrounds: managing virtual resources in the grid

K. Keahey, J. Chase, I. Foster
2006 Proceedings 20th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium  
We proposed the abstraction of a Virtual Workspace (VW) describing a virtual execution environment that can be made dynamically available to authorized Grid clients by using well-defined protocols.  ...  A Virtual Playground may combine many such workspaces, as well as other aspects of virtual environments, such as networking and storage, to form virtual Grids.  ...  Summary We have described the abstraction of a virtual workspace, a customizable execution environment for Grid environments that can be deployed dynamically and consume resources in controllable ways.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2006.1639587 dblp:conf/ipps/KeaheyCF06 fatcat:e7csw5ej4rd5bninfcafcuimty

Virtual Appliances: A Way to Provide Automatic Service Deployment [chapter]

G. Kecskemeti, P. Kacsuk, T. Delaitre, G. Terstyanszky
2010 Remote Instrumentation and Virtual Laboratories  
This extension includes creating virtual appliances for Grid services, service deployment from a repository, and influencing the service schedules by altering execution planning services, candidate set  ...  Manual deployment of an application usually requires expertise both about the underlying system and the application.  ...  Repositories can be the source of trust for the system administrators who usually do not trust arbitrary code. Therefore on demand deployment uses either centralised or distributed repositories.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-5597-5_7 fatcat:sxyqpaqfjrh3vccciwu7ibwesa

Extending user-controlled security domain with TPM/TCG in Grid-based virtual collaborative environment

Yuri Demchenko, Leon Gommans, Cees de Laat
2007 2007 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems  
The suggestions on the technology selection are provided for the first two layers: industry adopted Trusted Computing (TCG) platform, and Virtual Workspace Service (VWSS) developed in the framework of  ...  The paper proposes an integral approach to building multilayer security for Grid based virtual collaborative environment that leverages the general user-controlled complex resource provisioning (CRP-UC  ...  VIRTUAL WORKSPACE IN GRIDS The concept of the Virtual Workspace Service (VWSS) where configurable execution environment for running Grid services can be dynamically deployed, was proposed in [10, 11]  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2007.4621738 dblp:conf/cts/DemchenkoGL07 fatcat:rtqekeim7rgkvlb6wrdnvru3ci

Re-thinking Grid Security Architecture

Yuri Demchenko, Cees de Laat, Oscar Koeroo, David Groep
2008 2008 IEEE Fourth International Conference on eScience  
The security models used in Grid systems today strongly bear the marks of their diverse origin.  ...  Recent developments in open systems security, and revisiting basic security concepts in networking and computing including the OSI Security Architecture and the concepts used in the Trusted Computing Base  ...  We can just mention that few of them are related to defining a general Grid resource provisioning model, securing virtual execution environment, and user session management.  ... 
doi:10.1109/escience.2008.53 dblp:conf/eScience/DemchenkoLKG08 fatcat:b6l3sodzzbbe5b2sgs2j4ofoja

Grid middleware in China

Yongwei Wu, Chunming Hu, Li Zha, Song Wu
2007 International Journal of Web and Grid Services  
In this paper, we try to roughly depict the whole picture of the grid middleware research and development in China, and briefly introduce several key grid projects in addition to grid middleware systems  ...  Then three representative grid middleware, ChinaGrid Support Platform (CGSP), China National Grid Operation System (GOS), China Research and Development Environment Over Wide-area Network (CROWN) are introduced  ...  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

Security issues in on-demand grid and cluster computing

M. Smith, M. Engel, T. Friese, B. Freisleben
2006 Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID'06)  
the use of hardware security modules proposed in the context of the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (TCPA).  ...  Thus, our proposal paves the way for large scale hosting of Grid or web services in commercial scenarios.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is partially supported by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) (D-Grid Initiative, In-Grid Project), Siemens AG (Corporate Technology, München) and IBM (Eclipse  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccgrid.2006.1630919 fatcat:ld7dgibxbbc43ephxxffrmcsbm

A comparative analysis of dynamic grids vs. virtual grids using the A3pviGrid framework

Avinash Shankaranarayanan, Christine Amaldas
2010 Bioinformation  
In this paper we present an efficient way of utilizing heterogeneous virtual machines on idle desktops as an environment for consumption of high performance grid services.  ...  This was done to give every agent its own execution platform enabling anonymity and better control of the dynamic environmental parameters.  ...  Somasekaran, Dean, Department of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA University for his valuable comments and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.6026/97320630005186 pmid:21364795 pmcid:PMC3040497 fatcat:ccik4x73lzhpbkgfedtm3uivri

Virtual workspaces for scientific applications

Kate Keahey, Tim Freeman, Jerome Lauret, Doug Olson
2007 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
One of the primary obstacles users face in Grid computing is that Grids are typically composed of many diverse resources, while applications require a very specific, customized environment to run in.  ...  in the Grid.  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge the role of the rPath company in developing the STAR image used in these experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/78/1/012038 fatcat:k4mqxa4k6zhwjbeuhqz4srbna4

Virtual Workspaces in the Grid [chapter]

Katarzyna Keahey, Ian Foster, Timothy Freeman, Xuehai Zhang, Daniel Galron
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Despite significant progress in the development of Grid infrastructure, the provisioning of a customized and controllable remote execution environment remains an open issue.  ...  We show how virtual workspaces fit into the Grid architecture, present an example implementation using virtual machines, and discuss our initial experiences using this system in practice and with applications  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported in part by the Mathematical, Information, and Computational Sciences Division subprogram of the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, SciDAC Program,  ... 
doi:10.1007/11549468_49 fatcat:2zi3vtdbv5hkfd3tmnjdwncuay

Grid-computing portals and security issues

Ali Raza Butt, Sumalatha Adabala, Nirav H Kapadia, Renato J Figueiredo, José A.B Fortes
2003 Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing  
A survey of various grid systems is presented, highlighting the problems and limitations of current grid environments. A runtime process monitoring technique is also proposed.  ...  In wide-area multidomain grid environments, the overhead of maintaining user accounts is prohibitive, and securing access to resources via user accountability is impractical.  ...  Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF) or other  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0743-7315(03)00100-x fatcat:umrn32o7rjb27oxy73l4hsqm7u

Methodology for Information Management and Data Assessment in Cloud Environments

Mariam Kiran, Gregory Katsaros, Jordi Guitart, Juan Luis Prieto
2014 International Journal of Grid and High Performance Computing  
on factors such as trust, risk, energy and cost (TREC factors).  ...  In this paper, an architectural approach is presented that involves a combination of a cloud-enabled data model, the monitoring infrastructure and the establishment of assessment mechanisms which are based  ...  These indicators are derived from variables that are measured and monitored in the cloud environment at different levels (facilities, server hardware, and virtual systems) by means of physical sensors.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijghpc.2014100104 fatcat:76orz25wpvbm3iij5k6qmd6qjy

Virtual Computing Infrastructures for Nanoelectronics Simulation

A.B. Fortes, J. Figueiredo, M.S. Lundstrom
2005 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Its distinctive feature is the extensive use of virtualization technologies to provide secure execution environments as needed by tools and users.  ...  The operational principles, components, and organization of a Grid-computing infrastructure called In-VIGO (standing for In Virtual Information Grid Organizations) are described.  ...  Goasguen of Purdue University for their ongoing role in the application and deployment of PUNCH and In-VIGO for nanotechnology research and education; Dr. S. Adabala, A. Matsunaga, and M.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2005.853545 fatcat:bzzbutejajc2fln56te5g74kx4

SecureCloud: Secure big data processing in untrusted clouds

Florian Kelbert, Franz Gregor, Rafael Pires, Stefan Kopsell, Marcelo Pasin, Aurelien Havet, Valerio Schiavoni, Pascal Felber, Christof Fetzer, Peter Pietzuch
2017 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 2017  
to full-fledged big data applications; and (iii) the secure execution of these applications within untrusted cloud environments.  ...  SecureCloud applies this architecture to big data applications in the context of smart grids. We describe the SecureCloud approach, initial results, and considered use cases.  ...  Rafael Pires is also sponsored by CNPq, National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development, Brazil.  ... 
doi:10.23919/date.2017.7926999 dblp:conf/date/KelbertGPKPHSFF17 fatcat:kddchjgoxfbvtk25qxyurazgjy

A Service-Oriented Architecture for Scientific Computing on Cloud Infrastructures [chapter]

Germán Moltó, Amanda Calatrava, Vicente Hernández
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The system integrates i) a catalogue and repository of Virtual Machine Images, ii) an application deployment and configuration tool, iii) a metascheduler for job execution management and monitoring.  ...  This paper describes a service-oriented architecture that eases the process of scientific application deployment and execution in IaaS Clouds, with a focus on High Throughput Computing applications.  ...  Introduction With the advent of virtualization techniques, Virtual Machines (VM) represent a key technology to provide the appropriate execution environment for scientific applications.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38718-0_18 fatcat:xtymv7lw4rbenmtqik3qsqfoia

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  
Setting up a task execution environment using virtualization requires the implementation of appropriate algorithms for scheduling tasks and distributed storage of images of virtual environments in a grid  ...  The study of modern frameworks and means of using virtualization in a grid environment confirmed the relevance of the task of automated configuration of the environment for performing tasks in a grid environment  ...  of a grid computing system using virtual runtime environments 1.  ... 
doi:10.15587/1729-4061.2021.249462 fatcat:efswfqpafbb7lhsdxaz7bvmume
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