eBook Computational and Data Grids: Principles, Applications and Design, 1st Edition

  • Nikolaos Preve
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  • ISBN-10: 1613501145
  • ISBN-13: 9781613501146
  • DDC: 004.36
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Grid computing promises to transform the way organizations and individuals compute, communicate, and collaborate. 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

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
1: Principles of Grid Infrastructures.
2: Desktop Grids and Volunteer Computing Systems.
3: A Complementary Approach to Grid and Cloud Distributed Computing Paradigms.
4: Grid, SOA and Cloud Computing: On-Demand Computing Models.
5: Grid Scheduling: Methods, Algorithms, and Optimization Techniques.
6: Grid Data Handling.
7: Grid Network Designs.
8: E-Infrastructures for International Cooperation.
9: Architecturing Resource Aware Sensor Grid Middleware: Avoiding Common Errors in Design, Simulation, Test and Measurement.
10: Grid Access Control Models and Architectures.
11: Grid Computing for Ontology Matching.
12: Applications for Grid Computing.
13: Security Standards and Issues for Grid Computing.
14: Information Security in Data and Storage Grids through GS3.
15: Application of Grid Computing for Meteorological Assessment of Wind and Solar Resources in Sub-Saharan African Countries.
16: Adaptive Grid Services.
17: Enhancing the Grid with Multi-Agent and Semantic Capabilities.
18: Flow-Based Networking Architectures under Mixed Internet and Grid Traffic.
About the Contributors.