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An Effective Approach to Job Scheduling in Decentralized Grid Environment

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 1 - Article 1
Year of Publication: 2011
Dr.V.Murali Bhaskaran

G.K.Kamalam and Dr.V.Murali Bhaskaran. Article: An Effective Approach to Job Scheduling in Decentralized Grid Environment. International Journal of Computer Applications 24(1):26–30, June 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {G.K.Kamalam and Dr.V.Murali Bhaskaran},
	title = {Article: An Effective Approach to Job Scheduling in Decentralized Grid Environment},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {24},
	number = {1},
	pages = {26--30},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


Scheduling of jobs and resource management are the important challenging work in a grid computing environment. Processing time minimization of the jobs arriving at any computer site in a grid computing system is one of the major objectives in the research area of computing. In this paper, we propose a decentralized grid system model as a collection of clusters. We then introduce a decentralized job scheduling algorithms which performs intra cluster and inter cluster (grid) job scheduling. In this paper, we apply Divisible Load Theory (DLT) and Least Cost Method (LCM) to model the grid scheduling problem involving multiple resources within a intra cluster and inter cluster grid environment. The proposed decentralized hybrid job scheduling algorithm is an improved form of the DLT and LCM method. The result shows that the gap between the decentralized hybrid job scheduling algorithm and centralized job scheduling algorithm is widening as the number of jobs is increased.


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