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A Comparative Study on Grid Scheduling Algorithms

by J. Shanthini, K. R. Shankarkumar
International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 3 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: J. Shanthini, K. R. Shankarkumar

J. Shanthini, K. R. Shankarkumar . A Comparative Study on Grid Scheduling Algorithms. International Journal of Applied Information Systems. 3, 8 ( August 2012), 1-4. DOI=10.5120/ijais12-450527

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author = { J. Shanthini, K. R. Shankarkumar },
title = { A Comparative Study on Grid Scheduling Algorithms },
journal = { International Journal of Applied Information Systems },
issue_date = { August 2012 },
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month = { August },
year = { 2012 },
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The grid is known to be a next generation computing technology; enables coordinated sharing of computing resources, which are geographically distributed. The scheduling is known to be an NP-hard problem for the last decades. Here we have compared different grid scheduling algorithms like ATC, WMDD, WMS, WMSPT, with the objective to minimize the total tardiness of the jobs. The simulation results show that the WMSPT, WMDD and ATC algorithm yields better perform tardiness minimization and WMSPT gives good minimization and lower wait time.

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Computer Science
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Grid scheduler Tardiness dispatching rules Weight Due date