Iosif Legrand

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The Grid2003 Project has deployed a multi-virtual organization, application-driven grid laboratory (" Grid3 ") that has sustained for several months the production-level services required by physics experiments of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN (ATLAS and CMS), the Sloan Digital Sky Survey project, the gravitational wave search experiment LIGO, the BTeV(More)
The MonALISA (Monitoring Agents in A Large Integrated Services Architecture) system provides a distributed monitoring service. MonALISA is based on a scalable Dynamic Distributed Services Architecture which is designed to meet the needs of physics collaborations for monitoring global Grid systems, and is implemented using JINI/JAVA and WSDL/SOAP(More)
The next generation of High Energy Physics experiments have envisaged the use of network-distributed Petabyte-scale data handling and computing systems of unprecedented complexity. The general concept is that of a "Data Grid Hierarchy" in which the central facility at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) in Geneva will interact and coherently(More)
Large scientific collaborations are moving towards service oriented architectures for implementation and deployment of globally distributed systems. Clarens is a high performance, easy to deploy Web Service framework that supports the construction of such globally distributed systems. This paper discusses some of the core functionality of Clarens that the(More)
Distributed Services Architecture with support for mobile agents between services, offer significantly improved communication and computational flexibility. The uses of agents allow execution of complex operations that involve large amounts of data to be processed effectively using distributed resources. The prototype system Distributed Agents for Mobile(More)
Grid computing has gained an increasing importance in the last years, especially in the academic environments, offering the possibility to rapidly solve complex scientific problems. The monitoring of the Grid jobs has a vital importance for analyzing the system's performance, for providing the users an appropriate feedback , and for obtaining historical(More)
We present a distributed agent based system used to monitor, configure and control complex, large scale data transfers in the Wide Area Network. The Localhost Information Service Agent (LISA) is a lightweight dynamic service that provides complete system and applications monitoring, is capable to dynamically configure system parameters and can help in(More)
This paper discusses the latest generation of the MONARC (MOdels of Networked Analysis at Regional Centers) simulation framework, as a design and modeling tool for large scale distributed systems applied to HEP experiments. The simulation of Grid architectures has a vital importance in the future deployment of Grid systems for providing the users an(More)