Passive network awareness as a means for improved grid scheduling

Elkhatib, Yehia and Edwards, Chris (2015) Passive network awareness as a means for improved grid scheduling. Journal of Grid Computing, 13 (2). pp. 275-291. ISSN 1570-7873

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Abstract

Grids enable sharing resources of heterogeneous nature and administration. In such distributed systems, the network is usually taken for granted which is potentially problematic due to the complexity and unpredictability of public networks that typically underlie grids. This article introduces GridMAP, a mechanism for considering the network state for enhancing grid scheduling. Network measurements are collected in a passive manner from a user-centric vantage point. This mechanism has been evaluated on a production e-science grid infrastructure, with results showing the ability of GridMAP to improve grid scheduling with minimal network, computational and deployment overheads.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Journal of Grid Computing
Additional Information:
The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10723-015-9332-0
Uncontrolled Keywords:
/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1700/1710
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ID Code:
73384
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Deposited On:
09 Apr 2015 08:47
Refereed?:
Yes
Published?:
Published
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03 Jul 2020 01:39