Towards Distributed Monitoring and Performance Analysis Services in the K-WfGrid Project

  • Hong-Linh Truong
  • Bartosz Baliś
  • Marian Bubak
  • Jakub Dziwisz
  • Thomas Fahringer
  • Andreas Hoheisel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3911)

Abstract

The complexity and the dynamics of the Grid environment and of the emering workflow-based applications on the Grid require novel performance monitoring and analysis services in order to capture monitoring data at multiple levels of abstraction, to analyze the data and to correlate metrics among entities. In this paper, we present the design of distributed monitoring and performance analysis services in the K-WfGrid project. We give an overview of the architecture of the performance and monitoring services and discuss useful performance and dependability metrics for workflows in K-WfGrid. We describe basic system components including the monitoring and instrumentation service, the performance analysis service along with data representation and service interface.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hong-Linh Truong
    • 1
  • Bartosz Baliś
    • 2
  • Marian Bubak
    • 2
    • 3
  • Jakub Dziwisz
    • 2
  • Thomas Fahringer
    • 1
  • Andreas Hoheisel
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute for Computer ScienceUniversity of InnsbruckAustria
  2. 2.Institute of Computer ScienceAGHPoland
  3. 3.Academic Computer Centre – CYFRONETPoland
  4. 4.Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Architecture and Software TechnologyGermany

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