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Automatic deployment of interoperable legacy code services

Kecskemeti, Gabor and Zetuny, Yonatan and Kiss, Tamas and Sipos, Gergely and Kacsuk, Peter K. and Terstyanszky, Gabor and Winter, Stephen (2005) Automatic deployment of interoperable legacy code services. In: CoreGRID Workshop on Grid Systems, Tools and Environments (WP7 Workshop) (in conjunction with GRIDS@Work), 12-14 Oct 2005, Sophia Antipolis, France. (Submitted)


Official URL: http://www.cs.vu.nl/~kielmann/wp7-sophia/Legacy-de...


The Grid Execution Management for Legacy Code Architecture (GEMLCA) enables exposing legacy applications as Grid services without re-engineering the code, or even requiring access to the source files. The integration of current GT3 and GT4 based GEMLCA implementations with the P-GRADE Grid portal allows the creation, execution and visualisation of complex Grid workflows composed of legacy and nonlegacy components. However, the deployment of legacy codes and mapping their execution to Grid resources is currently done manually. This paper outlines how GEMLCA can be extended with automatic service deployment, brokering, and information system support. A conceptual architecture for an Automatic Deployment Service (ADS) and for an x-Service Interoperability Layer (XSILA) are introduced explaining how these mechanisms support desired features in future releases of GEMLCA.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:2418
Deposited On:10 Jul 2006
Last Modified:11 Aug 2010 15:31

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