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Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering, 2004. International Conference on (2000)
Quebec, Canada
Aug. 27, 2000 to Aug. 30, 2000
ISBN: 0-7695-0759-X
pp: 111
J.H. Abawajy , Carleton University
S.P. Dandamudi , Carleton University
ABSTRACT
When a set of geographically distributed autonomous clusters of workstations are combined into a single large-scale virtual distributed system, a control mechanism for coordinating the activities of the combined system for effective utilization of the resources is indispensable. This paper presents a co-ordination mechanism suitable for scheduling and distributing services across the host of such large-scale virtual distributed systems. The proposed scheme is scalable and reliable. In addition, it combines both centralized and decentralized co-ordination mechanisms while eliminating/minimizing their drawbacks.
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S. Dandamudi and J. Abawajy, "Distributed Hierarchical Workstation Cluster Co-Ordination Scheme," Parallel Computing in Electrical Engineering, 2004. International Conference on(PARELEC), Quebec, Canada, 2000, pp. 111.
doi:10.1109/PCEE.2000.873612
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