Diet

Diet: A Scalable Toolbox to Build Network Enabled Servers on the Grid. Among existing grid middleware approaches, one simple, powerful, and flexible approach consists of using servers available in different administrative domains through the classical client-server or Remote Procedure Call (RPC) paradigm. Network Enabled Servers implement this model also called GridRPC. Clients submit computation requests to a scheduler whose goal is to find a server available on the grid. The aim of this paper is to give an overview of a middleware developed by the GRAAL team called DIET (for Distributed Interactive Engineering Tool-box). DIET is a hierarchical set of components used for the development of applications based on computational servers on the grid.