Title

Data Distribution in Public-Resource Computing: Modeling and Optimization

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Publication Title

Polish Journal of Environmental Studies

Volume

17

Issue

2B

First page number:

11

Last page number:

20

Abstract

Many new applications exploit Grid computing to meet growing computational needs. Effective Grid computing systems require scheduling mechanisms that encourage optimal use of available resources. In this paper we address scheduling network related problems of Grid. We consider a public-resource computing system that has many common features with Grid systems. but is mainly destined for use in a less formal environment. Since the system is collaborative and since every user requires information/data feedback, the major issue: is to provide an effective system for data distribution. Therefore, we formulate and discuss 4 optimization problems that apply the following transmission approaches: unicast, Peer-to-Peer, anycast and multicast. We present numerical results to demonstrate major characteristics of the Peer-to-Peer approach.

Keywords

Anycast; Computer networks; Grid; Modeling; Multicast; Optimization; P2P; Peer-to-peer architecture (Computer networks)

Disciplines

Computer and Systems Architecture | Computer Engineering | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Engineering

Language

English

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