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Computational grids (Computer systems)

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  • Grid Computingby Pawel Plaszczak; Jr. Richard Jr. Wellner

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 50.95

    A decade ago, the corporate world viewed grid computing as a curiosity. Today, it views it as an opportunity--a chance to reduce costs, improve performance, fund new projects, and take advantage of under-utilized capacity. The engineering behind this transformation has been amply documented. Until now, however, little has been written to prepare managers,... more...

  • The Grid 2by Ian Foster; Carl Kesselman

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 92.95

    The Grid is an emerging infrastructure that will fundamentally change the way we think about-and use-computing. The word Grid is used by analogy with the electric power grid, which provides pervasive access to electricity and has had a dramatic impact on human capabilities and society. Many believe that by allowing all components of our information... more...

  • Grid Computing Securityby Anirban Chakrabarti

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 99.00

    Grid computing is regarded as a technology of immense potential in both industry and academia. This book structures the issues pertaining to grid computing security into three main categories: architecture-related, infrastructure-related, and management-related issues. It discusses these categories in detail, and also pinpoints their shortcomings. more...

  • Grid Application Systems Designby April J. Wells

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 104.95

    Grid computing is an emerging technology designed for high-powered applications. Grid Application Systems Design shows how to unleash the high performance of Grid technology. It begins by delving into the history and theory of grid computing, providing background on the concepts, terminology, and issues surrounding it. The book then examines design... more...

  • Grid Enabled Remote Instrumentationby Norbert Meyer; Roberto Pugliese

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    Focuses on a number of aspects related to the exploitation of remote instrumentation on the grid. This book includes middleware architecture, high speed networking in support of grid applications, wireless grid for acquisition devices and sensor networks, quality of service provisioning for real time control, and measurement instrumentation. more...

  • Grid Technologiesby M.P. Bekakos; G.A. Gravvanis; H.R. Arabnia

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 412.00

    " The editors have done a fine job of compiling its many self-contained chapters, ultimately creating a logical path that leads to a better understanding of the world of pervasive grids." COMPUTING REVIEWSCurrent Grid enabling technologies consist of stand-alone architectures. A typical architecture provides middleware access to various services... more...

  • Networks for Grid Applicationsby Tasos Doulamis; Joel Mambretti; Ioannis Tomkos; Dora Varvarigou

    Springer 2010; US$ 72.00

    Includes the proceedings of the Third International ICST Conference on Networks for Grid Applications, GridNets 2009, held in Athens, Greece, in September 2009. This title covers topics such as authorisation infrastructure for on-demand Grid and network resource provisioning, and access control requirements for Grid and cloud computing systems. more...

  • Fundamentals of Grid Computingby Frederic Magoules

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 104.95

    The integration and convergence of state-of-the-art technologies in the grid have enabled more flexible, automatic, and complex grid services to fulfill industrial and commercial needs, from the LHC at CERN to meteorological forecasting systems. Fundamentals of Grid Computing: Theory, Algorithms and Technologies discusses how the novel technologies... more...

  • BPEL PM and OSB operational management with Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Controlby Narayan Bharadwaj

    Packt Publishing 2010; US$ 26.99

    Manage the operational tasks for multiple Oracle BPEL and OSB environments centrally using this book and eBook more...

  • Instant CloudFlare Starterby Jeff Dickey

    Packt Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99

    Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks. Written as a practical guide, CloudFlare Starter will show you all you need to know in order to effectively improve your online presence in a multitude of different ways. "Instant CloudFlare Starter"... more...