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Modeling Resubmission in Unreliable Grids: The Bottom-Up Approach

  • Vandy Berten
  • Emmanuel Jeannot
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6043)

Abstract

Failure is an ordinary characteristic of large-scale distributed environments. Resubmission is a general strategy employed to cope with failures in grids. Here, we analytically and experimentally study resubmission in the case of random brokering (jobs are dispatched to a computing elements with a probability proportional to its computing power). We compare two cases when jobs are resubmitted to the broker or to the computing element. Results show that resubmit to the broker is a better strategy. Our approach is different from most existing race-based one as it is a bottom-up one: we start from a simple model of a grid and derive its characteristics.

Keywords

Failure Probability Global Strategy Local Strategy Error Threshold Probability Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vandy Berten
    • 1
  • Emmanuel Jeannot
    • 2
  1. 1.Université Libre de Bruxelles 
  2. 2.INRIA, LORIA 

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