2008 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (2008)
Dec. 9, 2008 to Dec. 12, 2008
The research about the interaction between grid environments and users is becoming popular. Many scientists propose the integration for web 2.0 technologies and grid computing. In this paper, we propose a flexible web-based framework for grid applications - WAGA, which tries to bridge the gap between grid middleware and grid applications. WAGA provides a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) way for the programming for grid applications by adopting participation, interaction and sharing features of web 2.0 technology. With WAGA, a grid user is able to use the grid resources and to develop grid applications without understanding the underlying complexity of grids. WAGA is composed with a web GUI (called WAGA-designer) and some web-based APIs. WAGA-designer is used by grid users to develop application-based web portal, and the webAPIs are used by the WAGA-designer. The use case study shows that WAGA is flexible for grid users, and the performance evaluation shows that WAGA works with high efficiency.
K. Fan, S. Wu, X. Shi, H. Jin and Z. Chen, "WAGA: A Flexible Web-Based Framework for Grid Applications," 2008 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference(APSCC), vol. 00, no. , pp. 542-547, 2008.