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GridBank: A Grid Accounting Services Architecture (GASA) for distributed systems sharing and integration

A Barmouta, R Buyya

Proceedings - International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2003 | Published : 2003

Abstract

Computational Grids are emerging as a new infrastructure for Internet-based parallel and distributed computing. They enable the sharing, exchange, discovery, and aggregation of resources distributed across multiple administrative domains, organizations and enterprises. To accomplish this, Grids need infrastructure that supports various services: security, uniform access, resource management, scheduling, application composition, computational economy, and accounting. Although several initiatives are engaged in the development of Grid technologies, Grid accounting issues are yet to be addressed. To overcome this limitation, we propose a new infrastructure called GridBank that provides services..

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