IMPROVING PERFORMANCE OF BACKGROUND JOBS IN DIGITAL LIBRARIES USING GRID COMPUTING

Marco Fernandes, Pedro Almeida, Joaquim A. Martins, Joaquim S. Pinto

Abstract

Digital libraries are responsible for maintaining very large amounts of data, which must typically be processed for storage and dissemination purposes. Since these background tasks are usually very demanding regarding CPU and memory usage, especially when dealing with multimedia files, centralized architectures may suffer from performance issues, affecting the responsiveness to users. In this paper, we propose a grid service layer for the execution of background jobs in digital libraries. A case study is also presented, where we evaluate the performance of a grid application.

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in Harvard Style

Fernandes M., Almeida P., A. Martins J. and S. Pinto J. (2008). IMPROVING PERFORMANCE OF BACKGROUND JOBS IN DIGITAL LIBRARIES USING GRID COMPUTING . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-39-5, pages 221-225. DOI: 10.5220/0001680402210225


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis08,
author={Marco Fernandes and Pedro Almeida and Joaquim A. Martins and Joaquim S. Pinto},
title={IMPROVING PERFORMANCE OF BACKGROUND JOBS IN DIGITAL LIBRARIES USING GRID COMPUTING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={221-225},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001680402210225},
isbn={978-989-8111-39-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - IMPROVING PERFORMANCE OF BACKGROUND JOBS IN DIGITAL LIBRARIES USING GRID COMPUTING
SN - 978-989-8111-39-5
AU - Fernandes M.
AU - Almeida P.
AU - A. Martins J.
AU - S. Pinto J.
PY - 2008
SP - 221
EP - 225
DO - 10.5220/0001680402210225