Resource Evaluation and Node Monitoring in Service Oriented Ad-hoc Grids

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Title Resource Evaluation and Node Monitoring in Service Oriented Ad-hoc Grids
Author Scriven, Ian; Lewis, Andrew; Smith, Matthew; Friese, Thomas
Publication Title Grid Computing and E-Research 2008
Editor Wayne Kelly and Paul Roe
Year Published 2008
Place of publication Sydney
Publisher Australian Computer Society Inc.
Abstract Ad-hoc grid computing is an emerging computing technology that promises to deliver high performance at relatively low cost using existing computing resources. There are a number of grid middleware systems being developed to this end. However, a number of features are lacking that are required if ad hoc grid computing is to become viable in a production environment. This paper addresses two of these key features – a resource evaluation and allocation system, which allows grid developers to accurately specify the requirements of their grid job to ensure the most suitable nodes are used when creating the ad-hoc grid, and a node monitoring and error recovery system, which allows grid applications to detect and recover from errors and complete successfully. These systems are built into Mage, the Marburg Ad-hoc Grid Environment, a grid middleware solution developed using the Globus Toolkit, Apache Tomcat and FreePastry.
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ISBN 978-1-920682-63-7
Conference name Sixth Australasian Symposium on Grid Computing and e-Research (AusGrid 2008)
Location Wollongong, Australia
Date From 2008-01-24
Date To 2008-01-24
Date Accessioned 2008-07-09
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject PRE2009-Computer Software
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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