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Condor services for the Global Grid:interoperability between Condor and OGSA

Chapman, C; Wilson, P; Tannenbaum, T; Farrellee, M; Livny, M; Brodholt, J; Emmerich, W; (2004) Condor services for the Global Grid:interoperability between Condor and OGSA. In: Proceedings of the 2004 UK E-Science All Hands Meeting, Nottingham, UK. (870 - 877). UK Engineering and Physical Science Research Council Green open access

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Abstract

In order for existing grid middleware to remain viable it is important to investigate their potentialfor integration with emerging grid standards and architectural schemes. The Open Grid ServicesArchitecture (OGSA), developed by the Globus Alliance and based on standard XML-based webservices technology, was the first attempt to identify the architectural components required tomigrate towards standardized global grid service delivery. This paper presents an investigation intothe integration of Condor, a widely adopted and sophisticated high-throughput computing softwarepackage, and OGSA; with the aim of bringing Condor in line with advances in Grid computing andprovide the Grid community with a mature suite of high-throughput computing job and resourcemanagement services. This report identifies mappings between elements of the OGSA and Condorinfrastructures, potential areas of conflict, and defines a set of complementary architectural optionsby which individual Condor services can be exposed as OGSA Grid services, in order to achieve aseamless integration of Condor resources in a standardized grid environment.

Type:Book chapter
Title:Condor services for the Global Grid:interoperability between Condor and OGSA
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Additional information:Imported via OAI, 7:29:01 5th Jul 2005
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

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