Multi-application bag of jobs for interactive and on-demand computing


Branko Marović
Milan Potočnik
Branislav Čukanović


A generic infrastructural grid service
for submission, management, and access to computing resource
is described. It is suitable for interactive applications and
on-demand computing with frequent usage of short jobs.
The improved access to computing resources is achieved through
allocation and maintenance of a pool of ready jobs, the size of
which is dynamically adjusted to demand produced by applications.
A set of APIs facilitates communication between the clients and worker
jobs through a simple programming model.


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