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Decentralized As-Soon-As-Possible Grid Scheduling: A Feasibility Study

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3 Author(s)
Vasilakos, X. ; Athens Univ. of Econ. & Bus., Athens, Greece ; Sacha, J. ; Pierre, G.

Grid systems tend to grow in size, but currently deployed state-of-the-art schedulers have inherent scalability limits due to centralization and high messaging cost. In this paper, we explore the feasibility of scalable grid scheduling using a peer-to-peer overlay. We propose DGSASAP, a decentralized scheduling algorithm that schedules compute-intensive jobs such that their execution starts as soon as possible. Simulations of a 5000-node grid show that our design can scale to a large number of nodes, maintaining high grid utilization.

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Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), 2010 Proceedings of 19th International Conference on

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2-5 Aug. 2010