SunGrid Distributed Resource Broker
Trading of CPU, memory, bandwidth, storage, . . . Trading of ASP services (LoS ! )
Selects resources based on economy criteria , e.g. Nimrod, GRD, GRACE, . . .
Negotiating parameters are timing, price, shared vs dedicated resources, Level of Service, . . .
Resource cost regulates demand and supply
Broker optimizes price/performance
Pay per use or monthly flat rate