Design and evaluation of scable approaches to schedule a stream of bathc jobs in large-scale grids

Marco Paquali
I think the grid computing stimulates the cooperation among people, that agree to share resources and knowledge, to address problems that are not reachable individually. The central purpose of grid computing is to enable a community of users to perform work on a pool of shared resources. Since the number of jobs to be done in most cases outnumbers the number of available resources, somebody must decide how to allocate resources to jobs. Historically, this...