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A Proposal of Policy-Based System Architecture for Grid Services Management

  • Edgar Magaña
  • Epifanio Salamanca
  • Joan Serrat
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3038)

Abstract

Communication technologies are evolving along with Grid Computing. The trend of Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA) is that “everything” is represented as a service, which will be provided to users without any kind of distinctions related to network technology, operative platform, administrative domain, etc. As a result of this trend, there has been a significant management requirement increase in order to cope with the yet elusive rapid and autonomous service creation, deployment, activation and management. This paper describes a proposal to cope with the above mentioned management requirements. Our policy-based management approach enables the establishment, configuration and administration of services on a Grid network that uses the Globus Architecture for Reservation and Allocation (GARA) as an interface for reservation and provisioning of grid resources.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edgar Magaña
    • 1
  • Epifanio Salamanca
    • 1
  • Joan Serrat
    • 1
  1. 1.Network Management GroupUniversitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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