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Grid computing

Author: Pawel Plaszczak; Richard Wellner
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann, ©2006.
Series: Savvy manager's guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, executives, and other decision-makers to implement grid  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pawel Plaszczak; Richard Wellner
ISBN: 9780127425030 0127425039
OCLC Number: 60311826
Description: xx, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The basics --
Grid computing enters business --
Joining the grid --
Technical issues --
Management issues.
Series Title: Savvy manager's guides.
Responsibility: Pawel Plaszczak, Richard Wellner, Jr.
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Examines grid computing from a rigorous business perspective, equipping you with the practical knowledge you need to assess your options and determine what grid computing approach is right for your  Read more...

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