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Grid Network Service-Web Services Interface Version 2 Achieving Scalable Reservation of Network Resources Across Multiple Network Domains via Management Plane
Yukio TSUKISHIMA Michiaki HAYASHI Tomohiro KUDOH Akira HIRANO Takahiro MIYAMOTO Atsuko TAKEFUSA Atsushi TANIGUCHI Shuichi OKAMOTO Hidemoto NAKADA Yasunori SAMESHIMA Hideaki TANAKA Fumihiro OKAZAKI Masahiko JINNO
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2010/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
grid, multiple international domains, resource reservation, Web services interface,
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Platforms of hosting services are expected to provide a virtual private computing infrastructure with guaranteed levels of performance to support each reservation request sent by a client. To enhance the performance of the computing infrastructure in responding to reservation requests, the platforms are required to reserve, coordinate, and control globally distributed computing and network resources across multiple domains. This paper proposes Grid Network Service -- Web Services Interface version 2 (GNS-WSI2). GNS-WSI2 is a resource-reservation messaging protocol that establishes a client-server relationship. A server is a kind of management system in the management plane, and it allocates available network resources within its own domain in response to each reservation request from a client. GNS-WSI2 has the ability to reserve network resources rapidly and reliably over multiple network domains. This paper also presents the results of feasibility tests on a transpacific testbed that validate GNS-WSI2 in terms of the scalable reservation of network resources over multiple network domains. In the tests, two computing infrastructures over multiple network domains are dynamically provided for scientific computing and remote-visualization applications. The applications are successfully executed on the provided infrastructures.