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Issue No. 04 - July/August (2003 vol. 7)
ISSN: 1089-7801
pp: 44-50
Daniel M. Dias , IBM T.J.Watson Research Center
Avraham Leff , IBM T.J.Watson Research Center
James T. Rayfield , IBM T.J.Watson Research Center
ABSTRACT
<p>The authors identify commercial grids as an emerging specialization of grid technology, and identify the need to define and satisfy service-level agreements (SLAs) as a fundamental requirement. They argue that SLAs? unique requirements impose the need for a dynamic offload infrastructure. This article describes the requirements such an infrastructure must meet, and describes a prototype implementation.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Commercial grid, service level agreements, SLA, dynamic offload, autonomic computing
CITATION
Daniel M. Dias, Avraham Leff, James T. Rayfield, "Service-Level Agreements and Commercial Grids", IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 7, no. , pp. 44-50, July/August 2003, doi:10.1109/MIC.2003.1215659
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