Journal article

Ontology-based Grid resource management

Balachandar R Amarnath, Thamarai Selvi Somasundaram, Mahendran Ellappan, Rajkumar Buyya

Software-Practice and Experience | WILEY | Published : 2009


Grid resources are typically diverse in nature with respect to their software and hardware configurations, resource usage policies and the kind of application they support. Aggregating and monitoring these resources, and discovering suitable resources for the applications become a challenging issue. This is partially due to the representation of Grid metadata supported by the existing Grid middleware which offers limited scope for matching the job requirements that directly affect scheduling decisions. This paper proposes a semantic component in conventional Grid architecture to support ontology-based representation of Grid metadata and facilitate context-based information retrieval that com..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Contract/grant sponsor: Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Goverrinient of IndiaContract/grant sponsor: Australian Department of Innovation. Industry, Science and Research