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SC Conference (1999)
Portland, Oregon, USA
Nov. 13, 1999 to Nov. 18, 1999
ISBN: 1-58113-091-0
pp: 6
Rich Wolski , University of Tennessee
Chandra Krintz , University of California, San Diego
Alan Su , University of California, San Diego
John Brevik , University of California, Berkeley
Graziano Obertelli , University of California, San Diego
Neil Spring , University of Washington
The Computational Grid [10] has recently been proposed for the implementation of high-performance applications using widely dispersed computational resources. The goal of a Computational Grid is to aggregate ensembles of shared, heterogeneous, and distributed resources (potentially controlled by separate organizations) to provide computational "power" to an application program.<div></div> In this paper, we provide a toolkit for the development of Grid applications. The toolkit, called EveryWare, enables an application to draw computational power transparently from the Grid. The toolkit consists of a portable set of processes and libraries that can be incorporated into an application so that a wide variety of dynamically changing distributed infrastructures and resources can be used together to achieve supercomputer-like performance. We provide our experiences gained while building the EveryWare toolkit prototype and the first true Grid application.
Rich Wolski, Chandra Krintz, Alan Su, John Brevik, Graziano Obertelli, Neil Spring, "Running EveryWare on the Computational Grid", SC Conference, vol. 00, no. , pp. 6, 1999, doi:10.1109/SC.1999.10015
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