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Announcement - Service Level Agreements in Grids Workshop paper submissions due 8 August

There are only a few days left to submit a paper for the Service Level Agreements in Grids Workshop taking place at Summit 09 in Banff, Canada.

The workshop will address mechanisms for reaching an agreement “on the objectives and the quality” of the service a grid provides its users. Topics of interest include:

  • Areas benefiting from SLAs
  • Languages to express SLAs (e.g. SLOs, BLOs, QoS, Guarantees, Penalties)
  • Protocols to conclude and negotiate SLAs
  • Technologies for management and observation of SLAs
  • Static vs. Dynamic SLAs
  • Business models & Grid economy
  • Negotiation and agreement protocols and strategies
  • Validation techniques for SLA parameters
  • Comparison and matchmaking of SLA and policy descriptions
  • Managing user expectations via SLAs
  • Multi-party SLAs and SLA chaining
  • SLA-based resource discovery, co-scheduling and resource reservation
  • Registry Services and repositories for SLA
  • SLA-based trust management including VOs
  • Monitoring, provisioning, enforcement of SLAs

Papers can be submitted in PDF format to The papers which are chosen via the peer-review process will be published in the CoreGRID Springer Series.


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