Book 2008

Distributed and Parallel Systems

In Focus: Desktop Grid Computing


ISBN: 978-0-387-79447-1 (Print) 978-0-387-79448-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Desktop Grids

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Enabling Java applications for BOINC with DC-API

    2. Chapter

      Pages 13-26

      Bridging the Data Management Gap Between Service and Desktop Grids

    3. Chapter

      Pages 27-35

      Utilizing the EGEE Infrastructure for Desktop Grids

    4. Chapter

      Pages 37-42

      Integrating Condor Desktop Clusters with Grid

    5. Chapter

      Pages 43-48

      Prediction of the Jobs Execution on the Community Grid with Added Network Latency

  3. Grid Applications

    1. Chapter

      Pages 51-61

      The Porting of a Medical Grid Application from Globus 4 to the gLite Middleware

    2. Chapter

      Pages 63-76

      Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change Data Grid

    3. Chapter

      Pages 77-90

      Towards a GRID-Based Digital Library Management System

  4. Grid Resource Management and Scheduling

    1. Chapter

      Pages 93-104

      Fair Execution Time Estimation Scheduling in Computational Grids

    2. Chapter

      Pages 105-114

      Multiprocessor Task Scheduling using a new Prioritizing Genetic Algorithm based on number of Task Children

    3. Chapter

      Pages 115-128

      A Framework for Fair and Reliable Resource Sharing in Distributed Systems

    4. Chapter

      Pages 129-139

      An Agent Based Architecture for DAG Scheduling

  5. Grid Programming Environments

    1. Chapter

      Pages 143-153

      Workflows in a secure environment

    2. Chapter

      Pages 155-163

      High-level User Interface for Accessing Database Resources on the Grid

  6. Miscellaneous Grid-related Issues

    1. Chapter

      Pages 167-178

      A supporting infrastructure for evaluating QoS-specific activities in SOA-based Grids

    2. Chapter

      Pages 179-187

      Checkpointing of Parallel Applications in a Grid Environment

    3. Chapter

      Pages 189-194

      The Grid Data Source Engine Batch Query System

    4. Chapter

      Pages 195-206

      Reputation-Policy Trust Model for Grid Resource Selection

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 207-207