A Proposal of Policy-Based System Architecture for Grid Services Management
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- Magaña E., Salamanca E., Serrat J. (2004) A Proposal of Policy-Based System Architecture for Grid Services Management. In: Bubak M., van Albada G.D., Sloot P.M.A., Dongarra J. (eds) Computational Science - ICCS 2004. ICCS 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 3038. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
Communication technologies are evolving along with Grid Computing. The trend of Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA) is that “everything” is represented as a service, which will be provided to users without any kind of distinctions related to network technology, operative platform, administrative domain, etc. As a result of this trend, there has been a significant management requirement increase in order to cope with the yet elusive rapid and autonomous service creation, deployment, activation and management. This paper describes a proposal to cope with the above mentioned management requirements. Our policy-based management approach enables the establishment, configuration and administration of services on a Grid network that uses the Globus Architecture for Reservation and Allocation (GARA) as an interface for reservation and provisioning of grid resources.
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