Space-Based Approach to High-Throughput Computations in UNICORE 6 Grids

  • Bernd Schuller
  • Miriam Schumacher
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5415)


We explore a novel approach to high-throughput, embarassingly parallel applications in UNICORE 6 based Grids. This is an XML centric tuple space based approach inspired by JavaSpaces, with an implementation using the UNICORE 6 WSRF framework. Other approaches such as the layered workflow and data splitting architecture developed in the Chemomentum project, batch processing using the UNICORE commandline client UCC and concurrent programming using the HiLA Java API are discussed as well. Performance and scalability evaluations are presented, backed up by preliminary experimental results comparing our approach to the standard batch mode of the UNICORE commandline client.


Enterprise Architecture Grid Resource Resource Discovery Work Node Tuple Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Schuller
    • 1
  • Miriam Schumacher
    • 1
  1. 1.Jülich Supercomputer Centre Distributed Systems and Grid Computing DivisionForschungszentrum Jülich GmbHJülichGermany

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