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Provisioning for Dynamic Instantiation of Community Services
March/April 2008 (vol. 12 no. 2)
pp. 29-36
Li Qi, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory
Jarek Gawor, Argonne National Laboratory
On-demand provisioning can allow collaborative communities to rapidly deploy the services required to support collaboration, without the need to acquire and operate dedicated hardware. To meet community needs for on-demand access, while also maximizing global availability and runtime efficiency, the authors propose service-, container-, node-, and VO-level provisioning approaches based on a highly available dynamic deployment infrastructure. Their experiments with an image-processing application demonstrate their approach's efficiency and effectiveness.

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Index Terms:
On-demand Provisioning, Dynamic Instantiation, Virtual Organization, Grid Computing
Citation:
Li Qi, Hai Jin, Ian Foster, Jarek Gawor, "Provisioning for Dynamic Instantiation of Community Services," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 29-36, March-April 2008, doi:10.1109/MIC.2008.42
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