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A Fault Tolerance Service for QoS in Grid Computing.

DOI: 10.1007/3-540-44863-2_29 Conference: Computational Science - ICCS 2003, International Conference, Melbourne, Australia and St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2-4, 2003. Proceedings, Part III
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ABSTRACT This paper proposes fault tolerance service to satisfy QoS requirement in grid computing. The probability of failure in the
grid computing is higher than in a tradition parallel computing. Since the failure of resources affects job execution fatally,
fault tolerance service is essential in grid computing. And grid services are often expected to meet some minimum levels of
quality of service (QoS) for desirable operation. However Globus toolkit does not provide fault tolerance service that supports
fault detection service and management service and satisfies QoS requirement. In order to provide fault tolerance service
and satisfy QoS requirements, we expand the definition of failure, such as process failure, processor failure, and network
failure. And we propose fault detection service and fault management service and show simulation results.

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