Performance-based middleware services for grid computing
Jarvis, Stephen A., Spooner, Daniel P., Lim Choi Keung, Hélène Niuklan, Dyson, J. R. D., Zhao, L. and Nudd, G. R. (2003) Performance-based middleware services for grid computing. In: Autonomic Computing Workshop/5th Annual International Workshop on Active Middleware Services, Seattle, USA, 25 Jun 2003. Published in: Proceedings of the Autonomic Computing Workshop. 2003. pp. 151-159.
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACW.2003.1210215
Managing resources and distributed workload across multiple administrative boundaries is a key issue in Grid computing and middleware research. Standard services that perform look-tip, match-making, scheduling and staging are being developed to address this problem. As active middleware components, these services will allow users to identify, and utilise appropriate resources that provide sustainable system- and user-level qualities of service.
This paper documents two enhanced match-making services that address the performance implications of executing a particular workload on a given set of resources. These services are based on an established performance prediction system that is employed at both the local (intra-domain) and global (multi-domain) levels to provide dynamic workload steering. These additional facilities bring about significant performance improvements, the details of which are presented with regard to the user-perceived quality of service and to the Grid resource utilisation.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Paper)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Computer Science|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Proceedings of the Autonomic Computing Workshop. 2003.|
|Editor:||Parashar, M and Hariri, S and Raghavendra, C|
|Number of Pages:||9|
|Page Range:||pp. 151-159|
|Conference Paper Type:||Paper|
|Title of Event:||Autonomic Computing Workshop/5th Annual International Workshop on Active Middleware Services|
|Type of Event:||Workshop|
|Location of Event:||Seattle, USA|
|Date(s) of Event:||25 Jun 2003|
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