Benchmarking of Integrated OGSA-BES with the Grid Middleware

  • Fredrik Hedman
  • Morris Riedel
  • Phillip Mucci
  • Gilbert Netzer
  • Ali Gholami
  • M. Shahbaz Memon
  • A. Shiraz Memon
  • Zeeshan A. Shah
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5415)

Abstract

This paper evaluates the performance of the emerging OGF standard OGSA - Basic Execution Service (BES) on three fundamentally different Grid middleware platforms: UNICORE 5/6, Globus Toolkit 4 and gLite. The particular focus within this paper is on the OGSA-BES implementation of UNICORE 6. A comparison is made with baseline measurements, for UNICORE 6 and Globus Toolkit 4, using the legacy job submission interfaces. Our results show that the BES components are comparable in performance to existing legacy interfaces. We also have a strong indication that other factors, attributable to the supporting infrastructure, have a bigger impact on performance than BES components.

Keywords

Performance analysis Grid middleware UNICORE gLite Globus Toolkit OGSA-BES 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fredrik Hedman
    • 1
  • Morris Riedel
    • 2
  • Phillip Mucci
    • 1
  • Gilbert Netzer
    • 1
  • Ali Gholami
    • 1
  • M. Shahbaz Memon
    • 2
  • A. Shiraz Memon
    • 2
  • Zeeshan A. Shah
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Parallel Computers (PDC)Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH)44 StockholmSweden
  2. 2.Jülich Supercomputing CentreForschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)JülichGermany

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