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High-Performance Distributed Computing, International Symposium on (1998)
Chicago, Illinois
July 28, 1998 to July 31, 1998
ISSN: 1082-8907
ISBN: 0-8186-8579-4
pp: 352
Kento Aida , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Satoshi Matsuoka , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Atsuko Takefusa , Ochanomizu University
Umpei Nagashima , Ochanomizu University
Hidemoto Nakada , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Striking progress of network technology is making high-performance global computing possible. Several high-performance global computing systems have been proposed. Each of these systems proposes to effectively achieve high-performance with some efficient job scheduling scheme. Although these scheduling systems offer software mechanisms for resource location and scheduling, scheduling algorithms on these systems have not been discussed well. Furthermore, although an appropriate performance evaluation model is necessary to accommodate effective scheduling schemes, models for job scheduling in global computing systems have not been well established. This paper proposes a performance evaluation model for effective job scheduling in global computing systems. The proposed model represents a global computing system by a queueing network, in which servers and networks are represented by queueing systems. Currently, our evaluation results of the proposed model show that the model can simulate behavior of an actual global computing system and job scheduling on the system effectively.
global computing, job scheduling, performance evaluation model, queueing system

S. Matsuoka, U. Nagashima, K. Aida, A. Takefusa and H. Nakada, "A Performance Evaluation Model for Effective Job Scheduling in Global Computing Systems," High-Performance Distributed Computing, International Symposium on(HPDC), Chicago, Illinois, 1998, pp. 352.
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