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Computational grids (Computer systems)

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  • Gca 2007by Lee Hing Yan; Lee Bu Sung; Teo Yong Meng

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 193.00

    The last decade has seen a substantial increase in commodity computer and network performance. Increasingly, computing addresses collaboration, cycle and data sharing and other modes of interaction involving distributed resources. Grid computing is an emerging technology that enables large-scale sharing of widely distributed resources and coordinated... more...

  • Grid Computingby Lizhe Wang; Wei Jie; Jinjun Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 154.95

    Identifies Recent Technological Developments Worldwide The field of grid computing has made rapid progress in the past few years, evolving and developing in almost all areas, including concepts, philosophy, methodology, and usages. Grid Computing: Infrastructure, Service, and Applications reflects the recent advances in this field, covering... more...

  • Grid Database Designby April J. Wells

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 115.95

    Grid Database Design investigates the origin, background, and components of this new computing model. This book presents new concepts and analyzes pre-existing ideas in the context of Grid, educating organizations as to how Grid can increase their computing power and strengthen their operations. Divided into three sections, the volume begins by laying... more...

  • Component Models and Systems for Grid Applicationsby Vladimir Getov

    Springer 2006; US$ 169.00

    Component Models and Systems for Grid Applications is the essential reference for the most current research on Grid technologies. This first volume of the CoreGRID series addresses such vital issues as the architecture of the Grid, the way software will influence the development of the Grid, and the practical applications of Grid technologies for individuals... more...

  • Distributed Data Management for Grid Computingby Michael Di Stefano

    Wiley 2005; US$ 133.00

    Discover grid computing-how to successfully build, implement, and manage widely distributed computing architecture With technology budgets under increasing scrutiny and system architecture becoming more and more complex, many organizations are rethinking how they manage and use technology. Keeping a strong business focus, this publication clearly... more...

  • The Gridby Maozhen Li; Mark Baker

    Wiley 2005; US$ 125.00

    Find out which technologies enable the Grid and how to employ them successfully! This invaluable text provides a complete, clear, systematic, and practical understanding of the technologies that enable the Grid. The authors outline all the components necessary to create a Grid infrastructure that enables support for a range of wide-area distributed... more...

  • Grid Networksby Franco Travostino; Joe Mambretti; Gigi Karmous-Edwards

    Wiley 2006; US$ 130.00

    A book that bridges the gap between the communities of network and Grid experts. Grid Networks describes the convergence of advanced networking technologies and Grid technologies, with special focus on their symbiotic relationship and the resulting new opportunities. Grid technology is applicable to many implementations, Computational Grids, Data... more...

  • 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...