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SLA-Constrained Policy-Based Scheduling Mechanism in Grid
Youngjoo HAN Hyewon SONG Byungsang KIM Chan-Hyun YOUN
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2008/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
grid computing, policy-based resource management, SLA, markov decision process, divisible load theory,
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Due to the dynamic nature and uncertainty of grid computing, system reliability can become very unpredictable. Thus, a well-defined scheduling mechanism that provides high system availability for grid applications is required. In this letter, we propose a SLA-constrained policy-based scheduling mechanism to enhance system performance in grid. Also, we implement the proposed model and show that our policy-based scheduling mechanism can guarantee high system availability as well as support load balancing on an experimental basis.