Towards OGSA Compatibility in Alternative Metacomputing Frameworks

  • Gunther Stuer
  • Vaidy Sunderam
  • Jan Broeckhove
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3036)


Lately, grid research has focused its attention on interoperability and standards, such as Grid Services, in order to facilitate resource virtualization, and to accommodate the intrinsic heterogeneity of resources in distributed environments. To ensure interoperability with other grid solutions, it is important that new and emerging metacomputing frameworks conform to these standards. In particular, the H2O system offers several benefits, including lightweight operation, user-configurability, and selectable security levels; with OGSA compliance, its applicability would be enhanced even further In this contribution, a framework is presented which will augment the H2O-system with the functionality to produce and publish WSDL and GSDL documents for arbitrary third party pluglets, and thereby enhance OGSA compatibility.


Grid Service Globus Toolkit Open Grid Service Architecture Parallel Virtual Machine Java Interface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunther Stuer
    • 1
  • Vaidy Sunderam
    • 2
  • Jan Broeckhove
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Math and Computer ScienceUniversity of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium
  2. 2.Dept. of Math and Computer ScienceEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA

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