RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 57440099 LA English UL http://www.books24x7.com/marc.asp?bookid=12368 T1 A networking approach to grid computing A1 Minoli, Daniel,, PB Wiley PP Hoboken, N.J. YR 2005 SN 0471704253 9780471704256 0471687561 9780471687566 0471704261 9780471704263 AB Explores practical advantages of Grid Computing and what is needed by an organization to migrate to this new computing paradigm This self-contained reference makes both the concepts and applications of grid computing clear and understandable to even non-technical managers Explains the underlying networking mechanism and answers such questions critical to the business enterprise as "What is grid computing?"; "How widespread is its present/potential penetration?"; "Is it ready for prime time?"; "Are there firm standards?"; "Is it secure?"; "How do we bill this new product?"; and "How can we d.