Service Oriented Architectures for Science Gateways on Grid Systems

Dennis Gannon, Beth Plale, Marcus Christie, Liang Fang, Yi Huang, Scott Jensen, Gopi Kandaswamy, Suresh Marru, Sangmi Lee Pallickara, Satoshi Shirasuna, Yogesh Simmhan, Aleksander Slominski, and Yiming Sun


Grid computing is about allocating distributed collections of resources including computers, storage systems, networks and instruments to form a coherent system devoted to a “virtual organization” of users who share a common interest in solving a complex problem or building an efficient agile enterprise. Service oriented architectures have emerged as the standard way to build Grids. This paper provides a brief look at the Open Grid Service Architecture, a standard being proposed by the Global Grid Forum, which provides the foundational concepts of most Grid systems. Above this Grid foundation is a layer of applicationoriented services that are managed by workflow tools and “science gateway” portals that provide users transparent access to the applications that use the resources of a Grid. In this paper we will also describe these Gateway framework services and discuss how they relate to and use Grid services.


Publication typeInproceedings
Published inInternational Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC)
SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
AddressBerlin, Germany
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