[GE users] Web Services over Grid

Nitesh Bhatia nitesh.n.bhatia at gmail.com
Fri May 30 00:11:36 BST 2008


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you got my point. I want to implement Web Services Grid Architecture
(WSGA) over Sun Grid N1.

On 5/30/08, Daniel Templeton <Dan.Templeton at sun.com> wrote:
> Are you talking about the web service instances being the jobs?  If so,
> it's possible, but it's not pretty.  It's easy enough to submit an
> appserver or Tomcat instance as a job and let that spool up a web
> service instance, but the trouble is that you have to build the
> infrastructure to submit and cancel jobs to dynamically size the
> instance pool based on load.  It is possible to use Grid Engine as the
> foundation of that infrastructure, but it's complicated and somewhat
> fragile.  Or am I reading too much into what you're asking?
>
> Daniel
>
> Nitesh Bhatia wrote:
>> By web services over grid i mean that for an instance I want to give
>> cycles of my CPU as a web service or a simple example would be to
>> implement data-grid over web-service architecture. Instead of shel
>> script or binary I want to design a web based application which would
>> be able to perform CPU intensive jobs over HTTP i.e in the form of
>> service.
>>
>> Is it possible in the case of Grid Engine ?
>>
>> On 5/30/08, Daniel Templeton <Dan.Templeton at sun.com> wrote:
>>
>>> First off, the "grid containers" in Solaris won't help you much.  That
>>> was a former name for what is known as Solaris Zones.
>>>
>>> When you say you want to implement web services on the grid, what
>>> exactly do you mean?  I suspect that Grid Engine is going to be a poor
>>> choice of platform for you.  Grid Engine is focused on matching incoming
>>> jobs to available resources in an efficient manner.  A "job" for Grid
>>> Engine is anything you could run from the command line, i.e. a path to a
>>> script or binary.
>>>
>>> Daniel
>>>
>>> Nitesh Bhatia wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi All
>>>> I am a newbie in Sun's N1 Grid Server. As a project I am working on
>>>> implementation of web services over grid architecture on N1 Grid
>>>> server. I am finding it very complicated to work on N1 Grid as there
>>>> is no straight forward approach to implement web services on grid is
>>>> given. For connection of web services to grid; grid containers are
>>>> required, although they are available on Solaris but I am not finding
>>>> any clear explanation.
>>>>
>>>> Are they inbuilt in Solaris or I need to download them ? I am using
>>>> OpenSolaris 01/08 edition on Intel 3.0 HT as root node and mac leopard
>>>> and windows as root nodes on different PCs.
>>>>
>>>> Please help me.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>> Nitesh
>>>>
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