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A Scheduling Algorithm for High Performance Peer-to-Peer Platform

  • Nabil Abdennadher
  • Régis Boesch
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4375)

Abstract

This paper describes a scheduling algorithm used to execute parallel and distributed applications on a Global Computing (GC) environment, called XtremWeb-CH (XWCH). XWCH is an improved version of a GC tool called XtremWeb (XW). XWCH is an enrichment of XW allowing it to match P2P concepts: distributed scheduling, distributed communication and development of symmetrical models. The scheduling algorithm takes into account the heterogeneity and volatility of nodes. This paper illustrates the performance of XWCH in a real CPU time consuming application.

Keywords

Peer-To-Peer High Performance Computing Scheduling Algorithm 

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Copyright information

© Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nabil Abdennadher
    • 1
  • Régis Boesch
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Applied Sicences, 4 Rue Prairie, 1202,GenevaSwitzerland

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