Grid scheduling veneer

Han, Guobin (2005) Grid scheduling veneer. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

In the e-Science community, three local resource management systems are commonly used: Condor, OpenPBS and Sun GridEngine. E-Scientists must determine which system is being used to allow them to select which execution site a job should be dispatched to. If they wish to run their applications on an alternative local resource management system, they must rewrite the job description and submit it in a different way. The Grid Scheduling Veneer (GSV) is a middleware solution which provides a single job description language to support a subset of features exhibited by Condor, OpenPBS and SGE. The GSV directs a received job to any of these systems available, based upon current load and job attributes. It also provides additional functionality over each local system. In this dissertation, we discuss the motivation for the GSV project. Subsequently, we describe the methodology and implementation of the system. To test the system, we have designed and deployed a three stage experiment. The experimental results show that the GSV fulfils the requirements and goals of the project.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Computer science
Date of Award: 2005
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:2005-74086
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2019 15:33
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 15:33
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74086

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