GridRun: A lightweight packaging and execution environment forcompact, multi-architecture binaries

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GridRun offers a very simple set of tools for creating and executing multi-platform binary executables. These ''fat-binaries'' archive native machine code into compact packages that are typically a fraction the size of the original binary images they store, enabling efficient staging of executables for heterogeneous parallel jobs. GridRun interoperates with existing distributed job launchers/managers like Condor and the Globus GRAM to greatly simplify the logic required launching native binary applications in distributed heterogeneous environments.

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Shalf, John & Goodale, Tom February 1, 2004.

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GridRun offers a very simple set of tools for creating and executing multi-platform binary executables. These ''fat-binaries'' archive native machine code into compact packages that are typically a fraction the size of the original binary images they store, enabling efficient staging of executables for heterogeneous parallel jobs. GridRun interoperates with existing distributed job launchers/managers like Condor and the Globus GRAM to greatly simplify the logic required launching native binary applications in distributed heterogeneous environments.

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  • Thirteenth IEEE International Symposium onHigh-Performance Distributed Computing, Honolulu, HI, June 4-6,2004

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  • Report No.: LBNL--54576-Ext.-Abs.
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 900935
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Shalf, John & Goodale, Tom. GridRun: A lightweight packaging and execution environment forcompact, multi-architecture binaries, article, February 1, 2004; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc877878/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.