Instrument element: A new grid component that enables the control of remote instrumentation

F. Lelli, E. Frizziero, M. Gulmini, G. Maron, A. Oh, S. Orlando, A. Petrucci, S. Squizzato, S. Traldi

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Abstract

Current Grid technologies offer unlimited computational power and storage capacity for scientific research and business activities in heterogeneous areas over the world. Thanks to the Grid, different Virtual Organizations can operate together in order to achieve common goals. However, concrete use cases demand a more close interaction between various types of instruments accessible from the Grid, and the classical Grid infrastructure, typically composed of Computing and Storage Elements. We cope with this open problem by proposing and realizing the first release of the Instrument Element, i.e., a new Grid component that provides the computational/data Grid with an abstraction of real instruments, and Grid users with a more interactive interface to control them. In this paper we discuss in detail the proposed software architecture for this new component, then we report some performance results concerning its first prototype, and finally we present a pair of concrete use cases, which the Instrument Element has been successfully integrated with. © 2006 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSixth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID'06)
PublisherIEEE
Pages8-52
Number of pages45
ISBN (Print)0-7695-2585-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSixth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID'06)
Volume2

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  • Research Output

    • 17 Citations
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    • 1 Conference contribution
    • 1 Article

    AGATA - Advanced Gamma Tracking Array

    Lelli, F., 2012, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. 668, p. 26-58

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  • 285 Citations (Scopus)

    Design and evaluation of a restful API for controlling and monitoring heterogeneous devices

    Lelli, F. & Pautasso, C., 2010, Remote instrumentation services on the eInfrastructure: Applications and tools. Davoli, F., Meyer, N., Pugliese, R. & Zappatore, S. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. XVII, 325

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

    Supporting domain-specific programming in Web 2.0: A case study of smart devices

    Ahmadi, N., Lelli, F. & Jazayeri, M., 2010, Proceedings of 21st Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC), Auckland, New Zealand, April 2010. IEEE, p. 215-223

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    Lelli, F., Frizziero, E., Gulmini, M., Maron, G., Oh, A., Orlando, S., Petrucci, A., Squizzato, S., & Traldi, S. (2006). Instrument element: A new grid component that enables the control of remote instrumentation. In Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID'06) (pp. 8-52). (Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID'06); Vol. 2). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/CCGRID.2006.1630943