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GridWork: Grid Computing focused on High Throughput Computing using JavaScript-based Web client job execution environments

Marston, Joanne (2012) GridWork: Grid Computing focused on High Throughput Computing using JavaScript-based Web client job execution environments. Technical Report CS12-03-00, Department of Computer Science, University of Cape Town.

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Abstract

Grid computing has the potential to offer a less expensive and faster alternative to high performance computing. This report serves to determine whether grid computing and specifically high throughput computing using JavaScript-based Web client job execution environments is a viable option. It describes the process of setting up a high throughput computing system using a client-server model for processing simple XML files. The process of implementing the system and an evaluation of the system are discussed. The report concludes that high throughput computing is a viable option that is fairly easy to implement. At a university level it could be used to process generic administrative forms.

EPrint Type:Departmental Technical Report
Keywords:GridWork, grid computing, high throughput computing, high performance computing, JavaScript-based, web client execution environment
Subjects:J Computer Applications: J.1 ADMINISTRATIVE DATA PROCESSING
ID Code:768
Deposited By:Marston, Joanne
Deposited On:24 Febuary 2012