Configuration Method of Multiple Clusters for the Computational Grid

  • Pil-Sup Shin
  • Won-Kee Hong
  • Hiecheol Kim
  • Shin-Dug Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1971)


A Java-Internet cluster platform (JIP) is designed as a computing platform on the computational grid in order to utilize a large collection of computing resources on the Internet. For this goal, a basic cluster module of JIP is defened as a cluster of heterogeneous systems connected to a high-speed network. For a scalable JIP configuration on the computational grid, the basic cluster module can be expanded into a logical set of multiple clusters. JIP is featured with a Java based programming environment, a dynamic resource management scheme, and an efficient parallel task execution mechanism. A multiple cluster configuration is applied to decrease communication time, which is a major bottleneck of performance enhancement. According to the analysis, multiple cluster configuration can enhance the performance of JIP about 2.5 ~ 3 times depending on any application chosen comparing with a single basic cluster configuration.1


Computational Grid Shared Memory Code Block Computing Node Multiple Cluster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pil-Sup Shin
    • 1
  • Won-Kee Hong
    • 2
  • Hiecheol Kim
    • 3
  • Shin-Dug Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.Sungmi Telecom electronics co., LTD.Korea
  2. 2.Parallel Processing Lab., Dept. of Computer ScienceYonsei UniversitySeoulKorea
  3. 3.Computer & Communication Eng.Taegu UniversityKorea

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