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Checkpoint Sharing-Based Replication Scheme in Desktop Grid Computing

  • Ui-Sung Song
  • Joon-Min Gil
  • Sung-Hwa Hong
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 181)

Abstract

It is important to reduce turnaround time for all tasks against the presence of execution failures in desktop grids. To achieve this objective, this paper proposes a checkpoint sharing-based replication scheme where each task is basically allocated to multiple desktop resources under a hybrid P2P desktop grid architecture and intermediate execution results (i.e., checkpoints) can be transferred to other resources for its successive execution. To enhance turnaround time, the sequential task distribution based on checkpoints is applied to the scheme. Performance evaluation shows that our scheme is superior to the existing scheme with respect to reducing both turnaround time and total execution time, regardless of a failure rate.

Keywords

Checkpoint Sharing Replication Desktop Grids 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Computer EducationBusan National University of EducationBusanKorea
  2. 2.School of Information Technology Eng.Catholic University of DaeguGyeongsan-siKorea
  3. 3.Dept. of Maritime Inform. and Comm. Eng.Mokpo National Maritime UniversityMokpo-siKorea

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