Commercialization of Grid resources will become more and more important as utility computing and the deployment of Grids gains momentum. This results in the necessity to not only base Grid components on technical aspects, but also to include economical aspects in their design. This paper presents a framework that links technical and economical aspects to the management of computational resources. Economic enhancements like dynamic pricing and client classification are introduced based on a technical resource management environment and positioned within this resulting in a proposed architecture for an Economically Enhanced Resource Manager (EERM). The introduced approach is evaluated considering various economic design criteria and example scenarios.
CitationPüschel, T. [et al.]. Extended resource management using client classification and economic enhancements. A: "Expanding the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications, Case Studies. Volume 4". IOS Press, 2007, p. 65-72.
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