Scheduling Of Large Scale Virtualized Infrastructures

Author: Flavien Quesnel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118790316
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Scheduling Of Large Scale Virtualized Infrastructures from the Author: Flavien Quesnel. System virtualization has become increasingly common in distributed systems because of its functionality and convenience for the owners and users of these infrastructures. In Scheduling of Large-scale Virtualized Infrastructures, author Flavien Quesnel examines the management of large-scale virtual infrastructures with an emphasis on scheduling up to 80,000 virtual machines on 8,000 nodes. The text fills a need for updated software managing to meet the increasing size of virtual infrastructures. Virtual machine managers and virtual operators will appreciate this guide to improvement in cooperative software management.

High Speed And Large Scale Scientific Computing

Author: Wolfgang Gentzsch
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1607500736
Size: 75.81 MB
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High Speed And Large Scale Scientific Computing from the Author: Wolfgang Gentzsch. Summary: This work combines selected papers from a July 2008 workshop held in Cetraro, Italy, with invited papers by international contributors. Material is in sections on algorithms and scheduling, architectures, GRID technologies, cloud technologies, information processing and applications, and HPC and GRID infrastructures for e-science. B&w maps, images, and screenshots are used to illustrate topics such as nondeterministic coordination using S-Net, cloud computing for on-demand grid resource provisioning, grid computing for financial applications, and the evolution of research and education networks and their essential role in modern science. There is no subject index. The book's readership includes computer scientists, IT engineers, and managers interested in the future development of grids, clouds, and large-scale computing. Gentzsch is affiliated with the DEISA Project and Open Grid Forum, Germany.

Towards A Service Based Internet

Author: Witold Abramowicz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642247547
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Towards A Service Based Internet from the Author: Witold Abramowicz. Constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Fourth European Conference, ServiceWave 2011, held in Poznan, Poland, in October 2011. This title includes the papers that are organized in topical sections on cloud computing, security, privacy and trust, service engineering fundamentals, business services, and FI-PPP.

Automated Workflow Scheduling In Self Adaptive Clouds

Author: G. Kousalya
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319569821
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Automated Workflow Scheduling In Self Adaptive Clouds from the Author: G. Kousalya. This timely text/reference presents a comprehensive review of the workflow scheduling algorithms and approaches that are rapidly becoming essential for a range of software applications, due to their ability to efficiently leverage diverse and distributed cloud resources. Particular emphasis is placed on how workflow-based automation in software-defined cloud centers and hybrid IT systems can significantly enhance resource utilization and optimize energy efficiency. Topics and features: describes dynamic workflow and task scheduling techniques that work across multiple (on-premise and off-premise) clouds; presents simulation-based case studies, and details of real-time test bed-based implementations; offers analyses and comparisons of a broad selection of static and dynamic workflow algorithms; examines the considerations for the main parameters in projects limited by budget and time constraints; covers workflow management systems, workflow modeling and simulation techniques, and machine learning approaches for predictive workflow analytics. This must-read work provides invaluable practical insights from three subject matter experts in the cloud paradigm, which will empower IT practitioners and industry professionals in their daily assignments. Researchers and students interested in next-generation software-defined cloud environments will also greatly benefit from the material in the book.

Large Scale Distributed Systems And Energy Efficiency

Author: Jean-Marc Pierson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118981111
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Large Scale Distributed Systems And Energy Efficiency from the Author: Jean-Marc Pierson. Addresses innovations in technology relating to the energy efficiency of a wide variety of contemporary computer systems and networks With concerns about global energy consumption at an all-time high, improving computer networks energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly important topic. Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Energy Efficiency: A Holistic View addresses innovations in technology relating to the energy efficiency of a wide variety of contemporary computer systems and networks. After an introductory overview of the energy demands of current Information and Communications Technology (ICT), individual chapters offer in-depth analyses of such topics as cloud computing, green networking (both wired and wireless), mobile computing, power modeling, the rise of green data centers and high-performance computing, resource allocation, and energy efficiency in peer-to-peer (P2P) computing networks. Discusses measurement and modeling of the energy consumption method Includes methods for energy consumption reduction in diverse computing environments Features a variety of case studies and examples of energy reduction and assessment Timely and important, Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Energy Efficiency is an invaluable resource for ways of increasing the energy efficiency of computing systems and networks while simultaneously reducing the carbon footprint.

Large Scale Network Centric Distributed Systems

Author: Hamid Sarbazi-Azad
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118714822
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Large Scale Network Centric Distributed Systems from the Author: Hamid Sarbazi-Azad. A highly accessible reference offering a broad range of topics and insights on large scale network-centric distributed systems Evolving from the fields of high-performance computing and networking, large scale network-centric distributed systems continues to grow as one of the most important topics in computing and communication and many interdisciplinary areas. Dealing with both wired and wireless networks, this book focuses on the design and performance issues of such systems. Large Scale Network-Centric Distributed Systems provides in-depth coverage ranging from ground-level hardware issues (such as buffer organization, router delay, and flow control) to the high-level issues immediately concerning application or system users (including parallel programming, middleware, and OS support for such computing systems). Arranged in five parts, it explains and analyzes complex topics to an unprecedented degree: Part 1: Multicore and Many-Core (Mc) Systems-on-Chip Part 2: Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing and Peer-to-Peer Systems Part 3: Wireless/Mobile Networks Part 4: Grid and Cloud Computing Part 5: Other Topics Related to Network-Centric Computing and Its Applications Large Scale Network-Centric Distributed Systems is an incredibly useful resource for practitioners, postgraduate students, postdocs, and researchers.

Musical Rhetoric

Author: Patrick Saint-Dizier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119035260
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Musical Rhetoric from the Author: Patrick Saint-Dizier. Discourse analysis and rhetoric are very much developed in communication, linguistics, cognitive science and artificial intelligence. Besides theoretical investigations, discourse analysis is central in a number of application areas such as dialogue and negotiation, the semantic web, question answering or authoring systems. Music is also a natural language, more abstract and mathematical, which follows very strict construction principles. However, there is very limited and no recent literature on Music Discourse analysis using computational principles. This book aims at developing a central issue in musical discourse: modeling rhetoric and argumentation. It also contributes to the development of high-level multimedia annotation schemes for non-verbal communication.

Cobol Software Modernization

Author: Franck Barbier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119073227
Size: 58.15 MB
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Cobol Software Modernization from the Author: Franck Barbier. Nowadays, billions of lines of code are in the COBOL programming language. This book is an analysis, a diagnosis, a strategy, a MDD method and a tool to transform legacy COBOL into modernized applications that comply with Internet computing, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and the Cloud. It serves as a blueprint for those in charge of finding solutions to this considerable challenge.

High Performance Computing On Vector Systems 2010

Author: Michael M. Resch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642118518
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High Performance Computing On Vector Systems 2010 from the Author: Michael M. Resch. This book covers the results of the 11th and 12th Tera?op Workshop and continued a series initiated by NEC and the HLRS in 2004. As part of the Tera?op Workbench, it has become a meeting platform for scientists, application developers, international experts and hardware designers to discuss the current state and future directions of supercomputing with the aim of achieving the highest sustained application perf- mance. The Tera?op Workbench Project is a collaboration between the High Perf- mance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) and NEC Deutschland GmbH (NEC HPCE) to support users to achieve their research goals using High Performance Computing. The ?rst stage of the Tera?op Workbench project (2004–2008) c- centrated on user’s applications and their optimization for the 72-node NEC SX-8 installation at HLRS. During this stage, numerous individual codes, developed and maintained by researchers or commercial organizations, have been analyzed and - timized. Several of the codes have shown the ability to outreach the TFlop/s thre- old of sustained performance. This created the possibility for new science and a deeper understanding of the underlying physics.

The Grid

Author: Ian Foster
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 1558609334
Size: 60.41 MB
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The Grid from the Author: Ian Foster. "The Grid" is an emerging infrastructure that will fundamentally change the way people think about and use computing. The editors reveal the revolutionary impact of large-scale resource sharing and virtualization within science and industry, and the intimate relationships between organization and resource sharing structures.