Heuristic Anticipation Scheduling in Grid with Non-dedicated Resources

  • Victor V. Toporkov
  • Dmitry M. YemelyanovEmail author
  • Petr A. Potekhin
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 753)


A heuristic user job-flow scheduling approach to grid virtual organizations with non-dedicated resources is discussed in this article. Users’ and resource providers’ preferences, virtual organization’s internal policies, resources geographical distribution along with local private utilization impose specific requirements for efficient scheduling according to different, usually contradictive, criteria. The available resources set and the corresponding decision space decrease as resources utilization increases. This introduces further complications into the task of efficient scheduling. We propose a heuristic anticipation scheduling approach to improve the overall scheduling efficiency. Initially, it generates a near optimal but infeasible scheduling solution which is then used as a reference for efficient allocation of resources.


Scheduling Grid Resources Utilization Heuristic Job batch Virtual organization Anticipation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute”MoscowRussia

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