GCM: A Grid Extension to Fractal for Autonomous Distributed Components

Françoise Baude 1 Denis Caromel 1 Cédric Dalmasso 1 Marco Danelutto 2 Vladimir Getov 3 Ludovic Henrio 1 Christian Pérez 4
1 OASIS - Active objects, semantics, Internet and security
CRISAM - Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée , Laboratoire I3S - COMRED - COMmunications, Réseaux, systèmes Embarqués et Distribués
4 PARIS - Programming distributed parallel systems for large scale numerical simulation
IRISA - Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systèmes Aléatoires, ENS Cachan - École normale supérieure - Cachan, Inria Rennes – Bretagne Atlantique
Abstract : This article presents an extension of the Fractal component model targeted at programming applications to be run on computing grids: the Grid Component Model (GCM). First, to address the problem of deployment of components on the Grid, deployment strategies have been defined. Then, as Grid applications often result from the composition of a lot of parallel (sometimes identical) components, composition mechanisms to support collective communications on a set of components are introduced. Finally, because of the constantly evolving environment and requirements for Grid applications, the GCM defines a set of features intended to support component autonomicity. All these aspects are developed in this paper with the challenging objective to ease the programming of Grid applications, while allowing GCM components to also be the unit of deployment and management.
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Françoise Baude, Denis Caromel, Cédric Dalmasso, Marco Danelutto, Vladimir Getov, et al.. GCM: A Grid Extension to Fractal for Autonomous Distributed Components. Annals of Telecommunications - annales des télécommunications, Springer, 2008. ⟨inria-00323919⟩



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