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High-level grid application environment to use legacy codes as OGSA grid services

Kacsuk, Peter K. and Goyeneche, Ariel and Delaitre, Thierry and Kiss, Tamas and Farkas, Zoltan and Boczko, Tamas (2004) High-level grid application environment to use legacy codes as OGSA grid services. In: Buyya, Rajkumar, (ed.) Fifth IEEE/ACM International Workshop on Grid Computing: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 8 November, 2004. IEEE Computer Society, Las Alamitos, USA, pp. 428-435. ISBN 0769522564


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/GRID.2004.37


One of the biggest obstacles in the wide-spread industrial take-up of Grid technology is the existence of a large amount of legacy code that is not accessible as Grid services. The paper describes a new approach (GEMLCA: Grid Execution Management for Legacy Code Architecture) to deploy legacy codes as Grid services without modifying the original code. Moreover, we show a workflow execution oriented Grid portal technology (P-GRADE portal) by which such legacy code based Grid services can be applied in complex business processes. GEMLCA has been implemented as GT-3 services but can be easily ported into the new WSRF Grid standards.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:986
Deposited On:02 Dec 2005
Last Modified:11 Aug 2010 15:29

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