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Introduction to grid computing

Author: F Magoulès
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2009.
Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC numerical analysis and scientific computing.
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An overview of the next generation in computing. It explores grid projects, core grid technologies, and applications of the grid. It covers virtual organizations, scheduling algorithms, fault  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Introduction to grid computing.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008049913
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F Magoulès
ISBN: 9781420074079 1420074075
OCLC Number: 449680315
Notes: "A Chapman & Hall book."
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 310 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction to Grid Computing Introduction Grid versus Other Distributed Systems Motivations for Using Grid Grid Architecture: Basic Concepts Some Standards for Grid Quick Overview of Grid Projects Data Management Introduction Data Management Requirements Functionalities of Data Management Metadata Service in Grid Replication Effective Data Transfer Grid Scheduling and Information Services Introduction Job Mapping and Scheduling Service Monitoring and Discovery Grid Workflow Fault Tolerance in Grids Security in Grid Computing Introduction Trust and Security in a Grid Environment Getting Started with GSI Grid Middleware Overview of Grid Middleware Services in Grid Middleware Grid Middleware Architectural Overview of Grid Projects Introduction of Grid Projects Security in Grid Projects Data Management in Grid Projects Information Services in Grid Projects Job Scheduling in Grid Projects Grid Applications Monte Carlo Method Introduction Fundamentals of Monte Carlo Method Deploying Monte Carlo Method on Computational Grids Application to Options Pricing in Computational Finance Application to Nuclear Reactors in Computational Mechanics Partial Differential Equations Introduction Deploying PDEs on Computational Grids Application to Options Pricing in Computational Finance Appendix A: Globus Overview of Globus Toolkit 4 Installation of Globus GT4 Configuration Main Components and Programming Model Using Globus Appendix B: gLite Introduction Internal Workings of gLite Logging and Bookkeeping (LB) Security Mechanism Using gLite Appendix C: Advanced Installation of gLite Installation Overview Internal Workings of gLite Logging and Bookkeeping Server Security Mechanism I/O VOMS Server and Administration Tools Glossary Index References appear at the end of each chapter.
Series Title: Chapman & Hall/CRC numerical analysis and scientific computing.
Responsibility: Frédéric Magoulès [and others].


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