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Grid Computing, 2008 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on

Date Sept. 29 2008-Oct. 1 2008

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  • Proceedings of the 2008 9th IEEE/ACM international conference on grid computing

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  • Keynote and invited presenters

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): lvii - lviii
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    Provides an abstract for each of the keynote presentations and a brief professional biography of each presenter. The complete presentations were not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings. View full abstract»

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  • Workflow enactment engine for WSRF-compliant services orchestration

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 1 - 8
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    The convergence of grid services more closely to the Web services in the recent years has opened new challenges in designing modern system architectures. Scientific applications based on the grid service architectures can be now viewed as complex processes utilizing available resources so that they co-operate to implement the desired behavior of the system. The workflows became a natural method fo... View full abstract»

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  • Cost and accuracy sensitive dynamic workflow composition over grid environments

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 9 - 16
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    A myriad of recent activities can be seen towards dynamic workflow composition for processing complex and data intensive problems. Meanwhile, the simultaneous emergence of the grid has marked a compelling movement towards making datasets and services available for ubiquitous access. This development provides new challenges for workflow systems, including heterogeneous data repositories and high pr... View full abstract»

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  • DAGMap: Efficient scheduling for DAG grid workflow job

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 17 - 24
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    DAG has been extensively used in grid workflow modeling. Since the computational capacity of available grid resources tends to be heterogeneous, efficient and effective workflow job scheduling becomes essential. It poses great challenges to achieve minimum job accomplishing time while maintaining high grid resources utilization efficiency. Based on list scheduling and group scheduling, in this pap... View full abstract»

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  • A performance study of grid workflow engines

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 25 - 32
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    To benefit from grids, scientists require grid workflow engines that automatically manage the execution of inter-related jobs on the grid infrastructure. So far, the workflows community has focused on scheduling algorithms and on interface tools. Thus, while several grid workflow engines have been deployed, little is known about their performance-related characteristics, and there are no commonly-... View full abstract»

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  • XMLView: Discover domain specific service description in a UDDI compliant registry

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 33 - 40
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    In recent years we have seen the wide adoption of Web services architecture in grid computing. Service discovery, as one of the critical tasks in Web services architecture, is addressed by the UDDI specification. However, UDDI does not gain as much popularity as other Web services specifications such as WSDL and SOAP. At the same time, a number of domain-specific service description models are dev... View full abstract»

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  • BES++: HPC Profile open source C implementation

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 41 - 48
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    While existing resource management software systems each have distinct and advanced capabilities, the way in which a user submits a basic job is generally similar across resource management systems. Recognizing this, the HPC profile working group in the open grid forum (OGF) has recently created a set of standards to define a common Web-services-based interface to resource management systems, ther... View full abstract»

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  • Experiments with SmartGridSolve: Achieving higher performance by improving the GridRPC model

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 49 - 56
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    The paper presents SmartGridSolve, an extension of GridSolve, the programming system for high performance computing. The extension is aimed at higher performance of Grid applications by providing the functionality for collective mapping of a group of tasks on to a network topology that is fully connected. This functionality was achieved with only a minor addition to the GridRPC API. The key to the... View full abstract»

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  • g-Eclipse - an integrated framework to access and maintain Grid resources

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 57 - 64
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    The g-Eclipse framework provides a general, integrated workbench toolset for grid users, operators and developers. Based on the open source eclipse ecosystem, g-Eclipse supports scientists to interact with grid resources independent of the underlying grid middleware. Its main objective is to deliver an extensible framework for different grid actors, by providing a unified abstraction of the grid. ... View full abstract»

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  • On the importance of migration for fairness in online grid markets

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 65 - 74
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    Until recently, only few grid and cluster systems provided preemptive migration (e.g. [4]), which is the ability of dynamically moving computational tasks across machines during runtime. The emergent technology of virtualization (e.g. [10]) provides off-the-shelf support for migration, thus making the use of this feature widely accessible. Existing literature largely neglects the close interrelati... View full abstract»

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  • Grid resources pricing: A novel financial option based quality of service-profit quasi-static equilibrium model

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 75 - 84
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    Use of grid resources has been free so far and a trend is developing to charge the users. The challenges that characterize a grid resource pricing model include the dynamic ability of the model to provide a high satisfaction guarantee measured as quality of service (QoS) - from users perspectives, profitability constraints - from the grid operator perspectives, and the ability to orchestrate grid ... View full abstract»

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