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J.L. Vazquez-Poletti, E. Huedo, R.S. Montero, I.M. Llorente. A Comparison Between two Grid Scheduling Philosophies: EGEE WMS and GridWay. Multiagent and Grid Systems, 3(4):429-439, 2007.

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Abstract

In order to achieve a reasonable degree of performance and reliability, Metascheduling has been revealed as a key functionality of the grid middleware. The aim of this paper is to provide a comparative analysis between two major grid scheduling philosophies: a semi-centralized approach, represented by the EGEE Workload Management System, and a fully distributed approach, represented by the Grid Way Metascheduler. The distributed approach follow a loosely-coupled philosophy for the Grid resembling the end-to-end principle, which has fostered the spectacular development and diffusion of the Internet and, in particular, Web technologies in the past decade. The comparative is both theoretical, through a functionality checklist, and experimental, through the execution of a fusion physics plasma application on the EGEE infrastructure. This paper not only includes a standard analysis with the obtained times, but also a complex analysis based on a performance model

Keywords

[ Grid ] [ Egee ] [ Biogridnet ]

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Jose Luis Vazquez-Poletti
Eduardo Huedo
Ruben S. Montero
Ignacio M. Llorente

BibTex Reference

@article{VaHML07mags,
   Author = {Vazquez-Poletti, J.L. and Huedo, E. and Montero, R.S. and Llorente, I.M.},
   Title = {A Comparison Between two Grid Scheduling Philosophies: EGEE WMS and GridWay},
   Journal = {Multiagent and Grid Systems},
   Volume = {3},
   Number = {4},
   Pages = {429--439},
   Year = {2007}
}

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