Course: Grid and Cloud Computing
ECTS points: 6 ECTS
Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3
Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Aristotel Tentov, Asst. Prof. Dr. Danijela Efnusheva
Course Goals (acquired competencies): Acquiring knowledge of grid and cloud architectures. Acquiring knowledge of protocols and frameworks for grid and cloud systems.
Course Syllabus: Grid for Application Development, Grid Architecture. Networking infrastructure, protocols and quality of service, Processing platforms, operating systems and network interfaces. Compilers, languages and libraries for Grid. Grid allocation, resource management, resource brokers, resource reservation. Instrumentation and measurement, performance analysis and visualization, Security and accounting. Globus toolkit: the core of the system and appropriate tools such as Message Passing Interface Communication Library, Remote Input/Output, Communication Library. Legion and the corresponding software. Condor and Grid systems. Open Grid Service Architecture and data grid. Development of Grid Portal. Types of applications: geographically distributed, high bandwidth, on demand, collaborative and data-intensive supercomputing, supercomputing control, real-time access to distributed instrumentation systems. Cloud computing: architecture, linking possible server platforms and massive calculations. Cloud Computing Standards. Open cloud computing applications. Private cloud. Network cloud. Cloud archiving. Cloud management. Application of a cloud to a data center. Energy saving and "green" data center and applications.
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|M. Li, M. Baker||"The Grid: Core Technologies"||John Wiley||2005|