17. The Nimrod/G Grid Resource Broker for Economics-Based Scheduling

  1. Rajkumar Buyya PhD2,3 and
  2. Kris Bubendorfer PhD4
  1. Kris Bubendorfer PhD4 and
  2. David Abramson1

Published Online: 17 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470455432.ch17

Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing

Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing

How to Cite

Bubendorfer, K. and Abramson, D. (2009) The Nimrod/G Grid Resource Broker for Economics-Based Scheduling, in Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing (eds R. Buyya and K. Bubendorfer), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470455432.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The University of Melbourne and Manjrasoft Pty Ltd, Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia

  3. 4

    School of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Parade, Wellington, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clayton School of Information Technology, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, VIC 3800, Australia

  2. 4

    School of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Parade, Wellington, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470287682

Online ISBN: 9780470455432

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Keywords:

  • Nimrod/G Grid resource broker for economics-based scheduling;
  • Nimrod/G - tool for automated modeling and parameter sweep application execution;
  • DBC cost optimization scheduling algorithm behavior - for various budgets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Nimrod/G Grid Resource Broker

  • Scheduling and Computational Economy

  • Scheduling Algorithms

  • Implementation Issues and Technologies Used

  • Scheduling Evaluation on Nimrod/G Simulated Test Queues

  • Scheduling Experiments on the Worldwide Grid

  • Summary and Comments

  • Acknowledgments

  • References