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Introduction to Grid Computing

F. Magoulès, J. Pan, K-An Tan, and A. Kumar
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
310
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing
Price: 
79.95
ISBN: 
9781420074062
Category: 
Monograph
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Introduction to Grid Computing

Introduction

Grid versus Other Distributed Systems

Motivations for Using Grid

Grid Architecture: Basic Concepts

Some Standards for Grid

Quick Overview of Grid Projects

Data Management

Introduction

Data Management Requirements

Functionalities of Data Management

Metadata Service in Grid

Replication

Effective Data Transfer

Grid Scheduling and Information Services

Introduction

Job Mapping and Scheduling

Service Monitoring and Discovery

Grid Workflow

Fault Tolerance in Grids

Security in Grid Computing

Introduction

Trust and Security in a Grid Environment

Getting Started with GSI

Grid Middleware

Overview of Grid Middleware

Services in Grid Middleware

Grid Middleware

Architectural Overview of Grid Projects

Introduction of Grid Projects

Security in Grid Projects

Data Management in Grid Projects

Information Services in Grid Projects

Job Scheduling in Grid Projects

Grid Applications

Monte Carlo Method

Introduction

Fundamentals of Monte Carlo Method

Deploying Monte Carlo Method on Computational Grids

Application to Options Pricing in Computational Finance

Application to Nuclear Reactors in Computational Mechanics

Partial Differential Equations

Introduction

Deploying PDEs on Computational Grids

Application to Options Pricing in Computational Finance

Appendix A: Globus

Overview of Globus Toolkit 4

Installation of Globus

GT4 Configuration

Main Components and Programming Model

Using Globus

Appendix B: gLite

Introduction

Internal Workings of gLite

Logging and Bookkeeping (LB)

Security Mechanism

Using gLite

Appendix C: Advanced Installation of gLite

Installation Overview

Internal Workings of gLite

Logging and Bookkeeping Server

Security Mechanism

I/O

VOMS Server and Administration Tools

Glossary

Index

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