The task of reporting characteristics of the communication infrastructure for match-making purposes exhibits contradictory requirements:

A compromise is mandatory, that must satisfy a further restriction: the synthesis of a path characteristic based on sub-path characteristics is unreliable.

We devise a possible compromise, by grouping services in domains: compromise means that none of the parties will obtain an ideal service...

Issues on user's side,

Issues on GMA's side,


Prototype set up and deployment

up: Monitoring the Connectivity of a Grid