Toward a doctrine of containment: Grid hosting with adaptive resource control


Journal Article

Grid computing environments need secure resource control and predictable service quality in order to be sustainable. We propose a grid hosting model in which independent, self-contained grid deployments run within isolated containers on shared resource provider sites. Sites and hosted grids interact via an underlying resource control plane to manage a dynamic binding of computational resources to containers. We present a prototype grid hosting system, in which a set of independent Globus grids share a network of cluster sites. Each grid instance runs a coordinator that leases and configures cluster resources for its grid on demand. Experiments demonstrate adaptive provisioning of cluster resources and contrast job-level and container-level resource management in the context of two grid application managers. © 2006 IEEE.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ramakrishnan, L; Irwin, D; Grit, L; Yumerefendi, A; Iamnitchi, A; Chase, J

Published Date

  • December 1, 2006

Published In

  • Proceedings of the 2006 Acm/Ieee Conference on Supercomputing, Sc'06

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1145/1188455.1188561

Citation Source

  • Scopus