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Java CoG Kit

swMATH ID: 21563
Software Authors: von Laszewski, Gregor; Gawor, Jarek; Lane, Peter; Rehn, Nell; Russell, Mike
Description: Features of the Java Commodity Grid Kit. In this paper we report on the features of the Java Commodity Grid Kit (Java CoG Kit). The Java CoG Kit provides middleware for accessing Grid functionality from the Java framework. Java CoG Kit middleware is general enough to design a variety of advanced Grid applications with quite different user requirements. Access to the Grid is established via Globus Toolkit protocols, allowing the Java CoG Kit to also communicate with the services distributed as part of the C Globus Toolkit reference implementation. Thus, the Java CoG Kit provides Grid developers with the ability to utilize the Grid, as well as numerous additional libraries and frameworks developed by the Java community to enable network, Internet, enterprise and peer-to-peer computing. A variety of projects have successfully used the client libraries of the Java CoG Kit to access Grids driven by the C Globus Toolkit software. In this paper we also report on the efforts to develop serverside Java CoG Kit components. As part of this research we have implemented a prototype pure Java resource management system that enables one to run Grid jobs on platforms on which a Java virtual machine is supported, including Windows NT machines.
Homepage: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cpe.572/abstract
Keywords: Grid computing; Globus Toolkit; peer-to-peer information service; portal; Java
Related Software: Globus Toolkit; Pegasus; Condor-G; Taverna; ASKALON; Cactus; GridLab; Dryad; MapReduce; Chameleon; Giggle; SNAP; ICENI; MPICH-G2; GridFlow; Open Science Grid; NetLogger; DAGMan; Soda; GridSim
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