A Study on TCP Buffer Management Algorithm for Improvement of Network Performance in Grid Environment

  • Yonghwan Jeong
  • Minki Noh
  • Hyewon K. Lee
  • Youngsong Mun
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3038)


The Grid is the environment that connects high performance computing resource, which are scattered geographically as related network. The Grid, which started in the mid of 1990, has studied and laid across in BT, NT, and ET fields. The Grid applications are developed to act as global infrastructure, especially, linked as high performance network. Nevertheless, the Grid network envionment are consists of high speed researches, it uses network management method of former old internet envionment, and it cannot take the full advantage of high performance network. This research suggests TCP buffer control mechanism that is more appropriate in high performance network for better performance in The Grid network. In addition, controlled method analyzes the network performance using the Globus Toolkit 3.0, which is the most recent Grid middleware.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yonghwan Jeong
    • 1
  • Minki Noh
    • 2
  • Hyewon K. Lee
    • 1
  • Youngsong Mun
    • 1
  1. 1.School of ComputingSoongsil UniversitySeoulKorea (South)
  2. 2.Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)Daejeon cityKorea (South)

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