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Optimizing The Deployment Of A Workload On A Distributed Processing System

United States Patent Application

20120185867
A1
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Optimizing the deployment of a workload on a distributed processing system, the distributed processing system having a plurality of nodes, each node having a plurality of attributes, including: profiling during operations on the distributed processing system attributes of the nodes of the distributed processing system; selecting a workload for deployment on a subset of the nodes of the distributed processing system; determining specific resource requirements for the workload to be deployed; determining a required geometry of the nodes to run the workload; selecting a set of nodes having attributes that meet the specific resource requirements and arranged to meet the required geometry; deploying the workload on the selected nodes.
Archer, Charles J. (Rochester, MN), Megerian, Mark G. (Rochester, MN), Ricard, Gary R. (Chatfield, MN), Smith, Brian E. (Rochester, MN)
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (ARMONK NY)
13/ 007,905
January 17, 2011
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. B554331 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.