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Computational and Data Grids

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Computational and Data Grids: Principles, Applications and Design offers critical perspectives on theoretical frameworks, methodologies, implementations, and cutting edge research in grid computing, bridging the gap between academia and the latest achievements of the computer industry. Useful for professionals and students involved or interested in the study, use, design, and development of grid computing, this book highlights both the basics of the field and in depth analyses of grid networks.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. List Of Reviewers
  4. Dedication
  5. Preface
    1. Book Organization
    2. Book Objective
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Principles of Grid Infrastructures
    1. Chapter 1: Desktop Grids and Volunteer Computing Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Dgvcss State Of Art
      4. Dgvcs Taxonomy
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 2: A Complementary Approach to Grid and Cloud Distributed Computing Paradigms
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Enabling Technologies
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 3: Grid, SOA and Cloud Computing
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Grid Computing, Soa, And Cloud Computing: A Primary Introduction
      4. Web 2.0 And Grid
      5. Grid Computing Vs. Utility Computing Vs. Cloud Computing
      6. Next Generation Grid And Soa Enabling Of Service-Oriented Grids
      7. Soa As Key To Cloud Business Agility
      8. Soa, Web-Oriented Architecture Meets The Cloud And Grid Models
      9. Moving Services And Processes To The Cloud
      10. Standardization Efforts For Grids
      11. Business Model Of Computational Grid/Cloud
      12. Future Research Directions
      13. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 4: Grid Scheduling
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. General Presentation Of Scheduling For Grid Systems
      5. Specific Requirements Of Scheduling In Distributed Systems
      6. Dag Scheduling
      7. Fault Tolerance In Scheduling Process In Grid Environments
      8. Optimization Techniques For Grid Scheduling
      9. Future Research Directions
      10. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 5: Grid Data Handling
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Data Storage
      5. Data Movement And Retrieval
      6. Replication
      7. Future Research Directions
      8. Conclusion
  8. Section 2: Grid Network Designs
    1. Chapter 6: E-Infrastructures for International Cooperation
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction: Some Of The World “Divides”
      3. The European And The Global Research Areas
      4. E-Infrastructures In The Asia-Pacific Region
      5. E-Infrastructures In China
      6. E-Infrastructures In India
      7. E-Infrastructures In Latin America
      8. E-Infrastructures In The Mediterranean And The Middle-East
      9. E-Infrastructures In South-East Europe
      10. E-Infrastructures In Sub-Saharan Africa
      11. Future Perspectives And Long-Term Sustainability
      12. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 7: Architecturing Resource Aware Sensor Grid Middleware
      1. Abstract
      2. Introducing The Combination Of Grid Middleware And Wireless Sensor Networks For Pervasive Services
      3. Related Work For Low Power Wireless Sensor Networks
      4. Estimating And Profiling Power-Aware Sensor Grid Protocols
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 8: Grid Access Control Models and Architectures
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Access Control Models
      5. Grid Access Control Mechanisms
      6. Discussion
      7. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 9: Grid Computing for Ontology Matching
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Research Background
      4. Ontology Matching In A Grid Environment
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
  9. Section 3: Applications for Grid Computing
    1. Chapter 10: Security Standards and Issues for Grid Computing
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Web Service Security Related Protocols
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 11: Information Security in Data and Storage Grids through GS3
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Backround
      4. Gs3: The Grid Secure Storage System
      5. Gs3 Implementation Over Glite
      6. Performance
      7. Discussion
      8. Conclusion
      9. Acknowledgment
    3. Chapter 12: Application of Grid Computing for Meteorological Assessment of Wind and Solar Resources in Sub-Saharan African Countries
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Access Portal To The D-Grid
      4. Wrf: A Model Applicable In Grid Computing
      5. Grid Computing In Sub-Saharan Africa
      6. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 13: Adaptive Grid Services
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Dynamic Searchable Services
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    5. Chapter 14: Enhancing the Grid with Multi-agent and Semantic Capabilities
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Enhancing The Grid
      5. Integration Of Multi-Agent And Semantic Technologies In The Grid
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
    6. Chapter 15: Flow-Based Networking Architectures under Mixed Internet and Grid Traffic
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Flow-Aware Networking (Fan) Architecture
      5. Evaluation Of The Diffserv And Fan Architectures Under Internet And Grid Traffic
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
  10. About the Contributors
  11. Index