Jan Dünnweber

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This paper deals with the problem of application programming for grid systems that combine heterogeneous data and computational resources via the Internet. We argue that grid programming is still too complex because of the big gap between the currently used and anticipated grid middleware, (e.g., Globus or WSRF) and the application level. We suggest that(More)
Grid applications are increasingly being developed as workflows built of well-structured, reusable components. We develop a user-transparent scheduling approach for Higher-Order Components (HOCs) – parallel implementations of typical programming patterns, accessible and cus-tomizable via Web services. We introduce a set of cost functions for a reusable(More)
This paper deals with one of the fundamental properties of grid computing – transferring code between grid nodes and executing it remotely on heterogeneous hosts. Contemporary middleware relies for this purpose on Web Services, which makes application programs complicated and low-level and requires much additional expertise from programmers. We compare two(More)