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An Optimal Resource Sharing in Hierarchical Virtual Organizations in the Grid
Kyong Hoon KIM Guy Martin TCHAMGOUE Yong-Kee JUN Wan Yeon LEE
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2012/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networking)
resource sharing, virtual organization, optimal allocation, grid computing,
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In large-scale collaborative computing, users and resource providers organize various Virtual Organizations (VOs) to share resources and services. A VO organizes other sub-VOs for the purpose of achieving the VO goal, which forms hierarchical VO environments. VO participants agree upon a certain policies, such as resource sharing amount or user accesses. In this letter, we provide an optimal resource sharing mechanism in hierarchical VO environments under resource sharing agreements. The proposed algorithm enhances resource utilization and reduces mean response time of each user.