Prototype Design of Decision Supports for GRID Clearinghouse Service Framework
Johannes K. Chiang and Kiekang Chao
Dept. of MIS, National Cheng-Chi University, Taipei 116, Taiwan
Grid Computing, as an emerging technology, facilitates computer resource sharing, distribution over the Internet. Large-scale collaboration and engineering development for GRID Computing has been engaged world wide. The vigorous momentum of the technology has captured great business attention. The resources management in such large-scale distributed environment becomes a great challenge, and will be the critical issue before GRID deployed into commercial operation while resource allocation and use need to be properly managed in realistic and economic justification. This study aims to elaborate a new business model regarding service trading and billing. The Grid Architecture for Computational Economy (GRACE) framework can be the fundamental framework which reveals resource trading behavior. This paper explored the resource trading models and the way to integrate them into a uniform computing environment. Thereby the concepts and Architecture is to be investigated and extended with Economic Service Architecture (ESA). Last but not least, this paper carries out necessary Service Interfaces and Service Data Entities.
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