Essential Grid Workflow Monitoring Elements

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Troubleshooting Grid workflows is difficult. A typicalworkflow involves a large number of components networks, middleware,hosts, etc. that can fail. Even when monitoring data from all thesecomponents is accessible, it is hard to tell whether failures andanomalies in these components are related toa given workflow. For theGrid to be truly usable, much of this uncertainty must be elim- inated.We propose two new Grid monitoring elements, Grid workflow identifiersand consistent component lifecycle events, that will make Gridtroubleshooting easier, and thus make Grids more usable, by simplifyingthe correlation of Grid monitoring data with a particular Gridworkflow.

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Gunter, Daniel K.; Jackson, Keith R.; Konerding, David E.; Lee,Jason R. & Tierney, Brian L. July 1, 2005.

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Troubleshooting Grid workflows is difficult. A typicalworkflow involves a large number of components networks, middleware,hosts, etc. that can fail. Even when monitoring data from all thesecomponents is accessible, it is hard to tell whether failures andanomalies in these components are related toa given workflow. For theGrid to be truly usable, much of this uncertainty must be elim- inated.We propose two new Grid monitoring elements, Grid workflow identifiersand consistent component lifecycle events, that will make Gridtroubleshooting easier, and thus make Grids more usable, by simplifyingthe correlation of Grid monitoring data with a particular Gridworkflow.

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  • International Conference on Grid Computing andApplications, Las Vegas, NV, 2005

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  • Report No.: LBNL--57428
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 924840
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc897213

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Gunter, Daniel K.; Jackson, Keith R.; Konerding, David E.; Lee,Jason R. & Tierney, Brian L. Essential Grid Workflow Monitoring Elements, article, July 1, 2005; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc897213/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.