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Platform, operating system: Microsoft Windows
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Developer: Distributed and Parallel Systems - University of Innsbruck
Developer / company: Distributed and Parallel Systems - University of Innsbruck
Currently Grid application developers often configure available application components into a workflow of tasks that they can submit for executing on the Grid. We have developed the Abstract Grid Workflow Language (AGWL) for describing Grid workflow applications at a high level of abstraction.
AGWL has been designed such that the user can concentrate on specifying scientific applications without dealing with either the complexity of the Grid or any specific implementation technology such as Web/Grid services, software components or Java classes. AGWL is an XML-based language which allows a programmer to define a graph of activities that refer to computational tasks or user interactions. Activities are connected by control and data flow links. A rich set of constructs is provided to simplify the specification of Grid workflow applications (see below). Moreover, AGWL supports a generic high level access mechanism to data repositories.
- Basic Control Flow Construct
- Sequential constructs:
- Conditional constructs:
- Loop construct:
- Directed Acyclic Graph construct:
- Advanced Control Flow Construct
- Parallel section constructs:
- Parallel loop constructs:
- Basic Data Flow Construct
- Link activities' outputs to activities' inputs
- Advanced Data Flow Construct
- Access abstract data repositories (e.g. file systems, databases, etc.)
AGWL is the main interface to the ASKALON Grid application development environment and has been applied to numerous real world applications, such as WIEN 2k and Invmod/Wasim.
- Thomas Fahringer, Jun Qin and Stefan Hainzer
Specification of Grid Workflow Applications with AGWL: An Abstract Grid Workflow Language
Proceedings of Cluster Computing and Grid 2005 (CCGrid 2005)
- T. Fahringer, S. Pllana, and A. Villazon
AGWL: Abstract Grid Workflow Language
Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science, Programming Paradigms for Grids and Metacomputing Systems, Krakow, Poland, June 2004. Springer-Verlag.
- Jia Yu and Rajkumar Buyya
A Taxonomy of Workflow Management Systems for Grid Computing
Technical Report, GRIDS-TR-2005-1, Grid Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia, March 10, 2005
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