A Networking Approach to Grid Computing
Targeted at the IT user community, this book provides a comprehensive overview of grid computing technology from networking perspective. With emphasis on the communication apparatus, it explores practical advantages of grid computing, and what an organisation requires to move to this computing paradigm.
Meant for practitioners and decision makers alike, the text explores the practical utility of the technology, with minimal theoretical or research-level exposition. The book is divided into ten chapters that discuss topics including grid benefits and status of the technology, components and architecture, standards supporting grid computing, and communication systems for national and global grids.