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Handbook of Research on Grid Technologies and Utility Computing: Concepts for Managing Large–Scale Applications

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The Handbook of Research on Grid Technologies and Utility Computing: Concepts for Managing Large-Scale Applications provides a compendium of terms, definitions, and explanations of concepts, issues, and trends in grid technology. As the first collection of its kind, this reference features current articles presenting comprehensive coverage of grid technologies.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. List of Contributors
  4. Foreword
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Introduction
    1. Overview of Grid Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GRID AND GRID COMPUTING
      5. MAIN FOCUS
      6. GRID STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS
      7. GRID STANDARDS
      8. MAJOR INTERNATIONAL GRID PROJECTS
      9. FUTURE TRENDS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Grid Scheduling and Optimization
    1. Resource – Aware Load Balancing of Parallel Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Assisting Efficient Job Planning and Scheduling in the Grid
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Effective Resource Allocation and Job Scheduling Mechanisms for Load Sharing in a Computational Grid
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Data – Aware Distributed Batch Scheduling
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DATA-AWARE SCHEDULER: STORK
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE TRENDS
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Consistency of Replicated Datasets in Grid Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    6. Quality of Service of Grid Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. QoS in Grid Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Grid Security
    1. Trust and Privacy in Grid Resource Auctions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. AUCTION TAXONOMY
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Grid Architecture, Services, and Economy
    1. An Architectural Overview of the GRelC Data Access Service
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Adaptive Resource Management in Grid Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Bio – Inspired Grid Resource Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Service Oriented Storage System Grid
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. A Distributed Storage System for Archiving Broadcast Media Content
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Service Discovery with Rough Sets
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. On the Pervasive Adoption of Grid Technologies: A Grid Operating System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO GRID COMPUTING
      5. EMERGING GRID TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    8. Pricing Computational Resources in Grid Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Resource Usage Accounting in Grid Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Grid Applications and Future Tools
    1. Grid-Based Nuclear Physics Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. MPI
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Developing Biomedical Applications in the Framework of EELA
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS: THE APPLICATIONS GATE
      5. WISDOM
      6. RESULTS AND FUTURE TRENDS GATE
      7. WISDOM
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Distributed Image Processing on a Blackboard System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A BLACKBOARD ARCHITECTURE FOR PARALLEL IMAGE PROCESSING
      5. EXPERIMENTS
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Simulated Events Production on the Grid for the BaBar Experiment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. BABARGRID
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. A Framework for Semantic Grid in E-Science
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Grid INFN Virtual Laboratory for Dissemination Activities (GILDA)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DISSEMINATION INSTRUMENTS
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. TECHNOLOGY DESCRIPTION
      7. AVAILABLE APPLICATIONS
      8. GATE
      9. RASTER 3D
      10. EGEODE
      11. GEMS
      12. FUTURE TRENDS
      13. CONCLUSION
      14. REFERENCES
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Grid Enabled Surrogate Modeling
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    8. GIS Grids and the Business Use of GIS Data
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN FOCUS
      4. BACKGROUND
      5. ESSENCE OF SPATIAL DATA
      6. SPATIAL DATA APPLICATION AREAS IN BUSINESS
      7. ESSENCE OF GIS
      8. CASE GOOGLE MAPS
      9. FUTURE TRENDS AND CHALLENGES
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Grid Computing: Combating Global Terrorism with the World Wide Grid
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. IMPLEMENTATION FRAMEWORK
      6. BENEFITS AND FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Accessing Grid Metadata through a Web Interface
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Grid Computing Initiatives in India
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. INDIA'S INTERNATIONAL GRID PROJECTS
      6. GRID PROJECTS IN THE OTHER BRIC COUNTRIES
      7. FUTURE TRENDS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. Dynamic Maintenance in ChinaGrid Support Platform
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors
  14. Index