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Quantitative Quality of Service for Grid Computing: Applications for Heterogeneity, Large-Scale Distribution, and Dynamic Environments

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Quantitative Quality of Service for Grid Computing: Applications for Heterogeneity, Large-Scale Distribution, and Dynamic Environments defines and characterizes the latest research achievements in grid computing. This book provides an important reference for academicians, practitioners, and researchers in fields such as parallel and distributed computing, high performance computing, and grid computing.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. List of Reviewers
  4. Preface
  5. Acknowledgment
  6. Two Approaches for Workflow Scheduling with Quality of Service in the Grid
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PRELIMINARIES
    5. THE RESCHEDULING ALGORITHM BASED ON MOBILE AGENTS
    6. THE APPROACH BASED ON STOCHASTIC PERFORMANCE MODELING
    7. CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE TRENDS
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTE
  7. Dynamic Network Optimization for Effective QoS Support in Large Grid Infrastructures
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OPTICAL TRANSPORT NETWORKS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE GRIDS
    4. THE NETWORK-AWARE GRID
    5. THE NETWORK SERVICE INTERFACE
    6. ADVANCE RESERVATION OF NETWORK RESOURCES
    7. MANAGING END-TO-END BANDWIDTH RESERVATION
    8. REOPTIMIZATION
    9. RELATED WORK
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
  8. From Enabling to Ensuring Grid Workflows
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FORMAL SEMANTICS OF GRID WORKFLOWS
    5. FORMAL VERIFICATION OF GRID WORKFLOWS
    6. GRIDPIANALYZER
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  9. The Cost-Based Resource Management in Combination with QoS for Grid Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE COST-BASED SCHEDULING METHODOLOGY
    5. COST-BASED OFFLINE ALGORITHM
    6. COST-BASED ONLINE ALGORITHM
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  10. Providing Quantitative Scalability Improvement of Consistency Control for Large-Scale, Replication-Based Grid Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. DESIGN ISSUES
    5. CVRETRIEVAL DESIGN
    6. SCALABILITY OF CVRETRIEVAL
    7. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ENDNOTE
  11. QoS-Based Job Scheduling and Resource Management Strategies for Grid Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. QOS METRICS ON COMPUTATIONAL GRID
    5. COMPUTATIONAL GRID MODEL AND EXPERIMENTAL SETTING
    6. QOS GUIDED PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT OF LOAD SHARING POLICIES IN COMPUTATIONAL GRID
    7. SCHEDULING FOR FAIR AND EFFICIENT RESOURCE SHARING
    8. SUMMARY
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ENDNOTE
  12. Grid Workflows with Encompassed Business Relationships: An Approach Establishing Quality of Service Guarantees
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. QOS-BASED WORKFLOW MAPPING ADDRESSING BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS
    5. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
    6. FUTURE TRENDS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  13. Investigating Deadline-Driven Scheduling Policy via Simulation with East
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INVESTIGATIONS IN SCHEDULER POLICY
    4. SIMULATOR ARCHITECTURE
    5. CHARACTERISTICS OF SCHEDULER POLICY
    6. BARRIER SCHEDULING
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  14. Achieving QoS in Highly Unreliable Grid Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ACHIEVING QOS IN GRIDS
    4. RELATED WORK
    5. NOTATION AND PROBLEM FORMULATION
    6. RELIABILITY THROUGH TASK REPLICATION
    7. SIMPLE AND EFFICIENT PRIORITIZATION SCHEME
    8. RESULTS
    9. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION (OPEN ISSUES)
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
  15. Implementation and QoS for High-Performance GIServices in Spatial Information Grid
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. SIG AND THE IMPORTANCE OF HP-GISERVICES
    3. IMPROVED ARCHITECTURE OF SIG
    4. RECONSTRUCTION OF PARALLEL GIS MODULES BASED ON CLUSTER
    5. GRASS GIS
    6. ENCAPSULATION OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE GISERVICES
    7. QOS OF HP-GISERVICES
    8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORKS
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ENDNOTES
  16. The Interactive Computing of Web Knowledge Flow: From Web to Knowledge Web
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. WEB KNOWLEDGE FLOW
    3. INTERACTIVE COMPUTING OF WEB KNOWLEDGE FLOW
    4. APPLICATIONS
    5. REFERENCES
  17. Reputation Evaluation Framework Based on QoS in Grid Economy Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. REPUTATION DEFINITION
    5. REPUTATION EVALUATION MODEL
    6. ARCHITECTURE AND WORKFLOW
    7. DISTRIBUTED REPUTATION ARCHITECTURE
    8. SIMULATION EXPERIMENTS AND RESULTS
    9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    10. REFERENCES
  18. Distributed Scheduling Protocols for Energy Efficient Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK AND DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
    4. SYSTEM MODEL AND DEFINITIONS
    5. CENTRALIZED SENSOR SCHEDULING PROTOCOL
    6. DE-CENTRALIZED SENSOR SCHEDULING PROTOCOL
    7. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    8. DISCUSSIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  19. A QSQL-Based Service Collaboration Method for Automatic Service Composition, and Optimized Execution
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. QSQL-BASED COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK
    5. QSQL-BASED SERVICE COMPOSITION
    6. QOS-BASED SERVICE INSTANCE SELECTION STRATEGY FOR OPTIMIZED EXECUTION
    7. SIMULATION AND EVALUATION
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  20. Hands-On Experience in Building Institutional Grid Infrastructure
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BUILDING COMPUTING GRID
    4. BUILDING DATA GRID USING SRB
    5. USING GRID
    6. BUILDING GRID USER INFRASTRUCTURE
    7. AJAX
    8. DISCUSSIONS / CONCLUSIONS
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ENDNOTE
  21. A Grid Aware Large-Scale Agent-Based Simulation System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. THE CONSTITUENT MIDDLEWARE LAYERS
    5. THE HLA_GRID_REPAST MIDDLEWARE SYSTEM
    6. EXPERIMENTS AND EVALUATIONS
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  22. E-Portfolio to Promote the Virtual Learning Group Communities on the Grid
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONTEXT
    4. VIRTUAL LEARNING GRID COMMUNITY
    5. VLC
    6. VLGC
    7. THE P2P AGENTS
    8. APPLICATION
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    11. REFERENCES
  23. QoS-Aware Web Services Discovery with Federated Support for UDDI
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. NETWORK MODEL AND DESIGN CHOICES
    5. FEDERATED SUPPORT FOR UX SERVERS
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    7. REFERENCES
  24. The Key Requirements for Deploying Knowledge Management Services in a Semantic Grid Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GRID COMPUTING
    4. SEMANTIC WEB
    5. SEMANTIC GRID EVOLUTION
    6. GAPS AND CHALLENGES
    7. THE FUTURE VISION
    8. THE BOTTOM LINE
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ENDNOTES
  25. Karma2: Provenance Management for Data-Driven Workflows1
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MOTIVATION
    4. WORKFLOW MODEL
    5. PROVENANCE ACTIVITIES
    6. PROVENANCE MODEL
    7. IMPLEMENTATION
    8. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    9. RELATED WORK
    10. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    12. REFERENCES
    13. ENDNOTE
  26. Ontology-Based Construction of Grid Data Mining Workflows
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. UNDERLYING STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGIES
    5. GRIDMINER ASSISTANT
    6. WORKFLOW CONSTRUCTION
    7. SYSTEM PROTOTYPE
    8. FUTURE WORK
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
  27. Optimization Algorithms for Data Transfer in the Grid Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PROBLEM STATEMENT
    5. PATH SELECTION AND SENDING RATE CONTROL
    6. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  28. Compilation of References
  29. About the Contributors
  30. Index