The taming of the Grid : virtual application services.

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In this report we develop a view of the Grid based on the application service provider (ASP) model. This view enables the user to see the Grid as a collection of application services that can be published, discovered, and accessed in a relatively straightforward manner, hiding much of the complexity involved in using computational Grids and thus making it simpler and more accessible to a wider range of users. However, in order to satisfy the requirements of real-time scientific application clients, we combine the ASP model with representation of quality of service about the execution of services and the results ... continued below

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Keahey, K & Motawi, K. March 29, 2004.

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In this report we develop a view of the Grid based on the application service provider (ASP) model. This view enables the user to see the Grid as a collection of application services that can be published, discovered, and accessed in a relatively straightforward manner, hiding much of the complexity involved in using computational Grids and thus making it simpler and more accessible to a wider range of users. However, in order to satisfy the requirements of real-time scientific application clients, we combine the ASP model with representation of quality of service about the execution of services and the results they produce. Specifically, we focus on real-time, deadline-bound execution as the quality of service derived by a client. We describe an architecture implementing these ideas and the role of client and server in the context of the functionality we develop. We also describe preliminary experiments using an equilibrium fitting application for magnetic fusion in our architecture.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 29 Mar 2004

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  • Report No.: ANL/MCS-TM-262
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/823336 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 823336
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc779880

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Keahey, K & Motawi, K. The taming of the Grid : virtual application services., report, March 29, 2004; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc779880/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.