Analytical modeling of interconnection networks in heterogeneous multi-cluster systems

Javadi, B., Abawajy, Jemal and Akbari, M. 2007, Analytical modeling of interconnection networks in heterogeneous multi-cluster systems, Journal of supercomputing, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 29-47.

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Title Analytical modeling of interconnection networks in heterogeneous multi-cluster systems
Author(s) Javadi, B.
Abawajy, Jemal
Akbari, M.
Journal name Journal of supercomputing
Volume number 40
Issue number 1
Start page 29
End page 47
Publisher Springer
Place of publication New York, N.Y.
Publication date 2007-04
ISSN 0920-8542
Keyword(s) analytical modeling
multi-cluster
interconnection networks
heterogeneity
latency
Summary In data-intensive distributed systems, replication is the most widely used approach to offer high data availability, low bandwidth consumption, increased fault-tolerance and improved scalability of the overall system. Replication-based systems implement replica control protocols that enforce a specified semantics of accessing the data. Also, the performance depends on a number of factors, the chief of which is the protocol used to maintain consistency among object replica. In this paper, we propose a new low-cost and high data availability protocol called the box-shaped grid structure for maintaining consistency of replicated data on networked distributed computing systems. We show that the proposed protocol provides high data availability, low communication costs, and increased fault-tolerance as compared to the baseline replica control protocols.
Notes Published online: 10 March 2007 Published by Springer: March 11, 2007
Language eng
Field of Research 100503 Computer Communications Networks
Socio Economic Objective 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2007, Elsevier B.V.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30007668

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