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  • A democratic Grid: collaboration, sharing and computing for everyone 

    Krishnaswamy, Ruby; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Vlassov, Vladimir (IOS Press, 2008-10)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents an integrated vision, architecture, middleware and applications of a public and large scale Grid for everyone: supporting collaboration for groups of people who can interact and share work and share or ...
  • A game-theoretic and hybrid genetic meta-heuristics model for security-assured scheduling of independent jobs in computational grids 

    Kolodziej, Joana; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Scheduling independent tasks in Computational Grids commonly arises in many Grid-enabled large scale applications. Much of current research in this domain is focused on the improvement of the efficiency of the Grid schedulers, ...
  • A GA(TS) hybrid algorithm for scheduling in computational grids 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; González, Juan A.; Dahal, Keshav P.; Abraham, Ajith (Springer, 2009)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The hybridization of heuristics methods aims at exploring the synergies among stand alone heuristics in order to achieve better results for the optimization problem under study. In this paper we present a hybridization of ...
  • A grid-based approach for processing group activity log files 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Zhou, Nan (Springer, 2004)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The information collected regarding group activity in a collaborative learning environment requires classifying, structuring and processing. The aim is to process this information in order to extract, reveal and provide ...
  • A grid-enabled control plane architecture: the PHOSPHORUS approach 

    Simeonidou, Dimitra; Escalona, E.; Zervas, G.; Nejabati, R.; Spadaro, Salvatore; Binczewski, A.; Carrozzo, G.; Ciulli, N. (Optical Society of America, 2008)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper presents the architecture of the Phosphorus Grid-enabled GMPLS (G2MPLS) Network Control Plane that implements the concept of Grid Network Services provisioning through a set of seamlessly integrated procedures.
  • A high-productivity task-based programming model for clusters 

    Tejedor, Enric; Farreras Esclusa, Montserrat; Grove, David; Badia Sala, Rosa Maria; Almási, George; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (2012-12-15)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Programming for large-scale, multicore-based architectures requires adequate tools that offer ease of programming and do not hinder application performance. StarSs is a family of parallel programming models based on ...
  • A hyper-heuristic for adaptive scheduling in computational grids 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (2007-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    In this paper we present the design and implementation of an hyper-heuristic for efficiently scheduling independent jobs in computational grids. An efficient scheduling of jobs to grid resources depends on many parameters, ...
  • Análisis y explotación de bases de datos de comercio. Aplicación a la ciudad de Barcelona. 

    Hernández Narciso, Angel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Este proyecto se centra en la ciudad de Barcelona. Busca obtener información sobre la misma, de tal manera que se puedan describir comportamientos en el ámbito comercial. Para ello, se estudian dos bases de datos que ...
  • A non-additive negotiation model for utility computing markets 

    Macías Lloret, Mario; Guitart Fernández, Jordi (2009-09)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Market-based resource allocation is a promising model for dealing with the growing Utility Computing environments, such as Grid or Cloud Computing. Agents that represent both service clients and providers meet in a market ...
  • A parallel grid-based implementation for real-time processing of event log data of collaborative applications 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Paniagua, Claudi; Barolli, Leonard; Caballé Llobet, Santiago (2010)
    Article
    Open Access
    Collaborative applications usually register user interaction in the form of semi-structured plain text event log data. Extracting and structuring of data is a prerequisite for later key processes such as the analysis of ...
  • Aplicaciones paralelas usando sobresuscripción de CPUs en un clúster multicore 

    Sánchez Martínez, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-09-20)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    [CASTELLÀ] Este proyecto se centra en la problemática del desbalanceo de carga de una aplicación paralela. Se darán dos propuestas de algoritmos diferentes por tal de realizar un balanceo de carga dinámico mediante una ...
  • A Stackelberg game for modelling asymmetric users' behavior in grid scheduling 

    Kolodziej, Joana; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Bogdanski, Marcin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In traditional distributed computing the users and owners of the computational resources usually belong to the same administrative domain. Therefore all users are equally entitled to use the resources. The situation is ...
  • A static benchmarking for grid scheduling problems 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Barolli, Leonard; Gonzalez S, Juan Antonio; Jura, Pawel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2009)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Analysis of algorithms for Grid computing systems before deployment in real Grid infrastructures is an important issue in Grid computing domain. Due to the complexity of real Grid systems, assessing performance analysis ...
  • A study on the performance of Oracle Grid Engine for computing intensive applications 

    Kolici, Vladi; Herrero, Albert; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Barolli, Leonard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Computing intensive applications are an important family of applications in distributed computing domain. They have been object of study using different distributed computing paradigms and infrastructures. Such applications ...
  • A Tabu search algorithm for scheduling independent jobs in computational grids 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Carretero Casado, Javier Sebastián; Dorronsoro, Bernabé; Alba, Enrique (2009)
    Article
    Open Access
    The efficient allocation of jobs to grid resources is indispensable for high performance grid-based applications, and it is a computationally hard problem even when there are no dependencies among jobs. We present in this ...
  • A web interface for meta-heuristics based grid schedulers 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Kolodziej, Joana; Bogdanski, Marcin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The use of meta-heuristics for designing efficient Grid schedulers is currently a common approach. One issue related to Grid based schedulers is their evaluation under different Grid configurations, such as dynamics of ...
  • Clúster d'ordinadors per estacions base 

    Paños Marín, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-02-03)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Es planteja el desenvolupament d'un cluster d'ordinadors que pugui dur a terme la computació intensiva necessària en una estació base. El computador de base a analitzar es la PS3 utilitzant les eines de programació disponible ...
  • ClusterMem: Ús de la memòria total d'un cluster 

    Muñoz García, Hèctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-01-09)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Aquest projecte tracta de desenvolupar un sistema de swap en xarxa per a sistemes basats en Unix semblant a un DSM que permeti executar programes que demanin més memòria que la disponible físicament mitjançant la agrupació ...
  • Combing smart grid with community clouds: next generation integrated service platform 

    Sharifi, Leila; Freitag, Fèlix; Veiga, Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Collaboration-based distributed systems are becoming more prevalent these days. Two such systems are Community Clouds, where a large number of anonymous private users share their computational resources within the community, ...
  • Computational models and heuristic methods for Grid scheduling problems 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Abraham, Ajith (Elsevier, 2010)
    Article
    Open Access
    In this paper we survey computational models for Grid scheduling problems and their resolution using heuristic and meta-heuristic approaches. Scheduling problems are at the heart of any Grid-like computational system. ...