Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Grid Computing

Technology and Applications, Widespread Coverage and New Horizons

Grid research, rooted in distributed and high performance computing, started in mid-to-late 1990s. Soon afterwards, national and international research and development authorities realized the importance of the Grid and gave it a primary position on their research and development agenda. The Grid evolved from tackling data and compute-intensive problems, to addressing global-scale scientific projects, connecting businesses across the supply chain, and becoming a World Wide Grid integrated in our daily routine activities. This book tells the story of great potential, continued strength, and widespread international penetration of Grid computing. It overviews latest advances in the field and traces the evolution of selected Grid applications. The book highlights the international widespread coverage and unveils the future potential of the Grid.

Read more >Order hardcopy
Books open for chapter submissions

18354 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

8 Dimensions Citations

chaptersDownloads

Open access peer-reviewed

1. w-TG: A Combined Algorithm to Optimize the Runtime of the Grid-Based Workflow Within an SLA Context

By Dang Minh Quan, Joern Altmann and Laurence T. Yang

763

Open access peer-reviewed

2. On the Effect of Applying the Task Clustering for Identical Processor Utilization to Heterogeneous Systems

By Hidehiro Kanemitsu, Gilhyon Lee, Hidenori Nakazato, Takashige Hoshiai and Yoshiyori Urano

666

Open access peer-reviewed

3. Resource Management for Data Intensive Tasks on Grids

By Imran Ahmad and Shikharesh Majumdar

842

Open access peer-reviewed

4. A New Approach to Resource Discovery in Grid Computing

By Leyli Mohammad Khanli, Saeed Kargar and Ali Kazemi Niari

1688

Open access peer-reviewed

5. Task Scheduling in Grid Environment Using Simulated Annealing and Genetic Algorithm

By Wael Abdulal, Ahmad Jabas, S. Ramachandram and Omar Al Jadaan

1834

Open access peer-reviewed

6. Efficient Parallel Application Execution on Opportunistic Desktop Grids

By Francisco Silva, Fabio Kon, Daniel Batista, Alfredo Goldman, Fabio Costa and Raphael Camargo

993

Open access peer-reviewed

7. Research and Implementation of Parallel Cache Model Through Grid Memory

By Qingkui Chen, Lichun Na, He Jia, Song Lin Zhuang and Xiaodong Ding

823

Open access peer-reviewed

8. Hierarchy-Aware Message-Passing in the Upcoming Many-Core Era

By Carsten Clauss, Simon Pickartz, Stefan Lankes and Thomas Bemmerl

1208

Open access peer-reviewed

9. Grid Computing in High Energy Physics Experiments

By Dagmar Adamová and Pablo Saiz

1032

Open access peer-reviewed

10. Using Grid Computing for Constructing Ternary Covering Arrays

By Himer Avila-George, Jose Torres-Jimenez, Abel Carrión and Vicente Hernández

1206

Open access peer-reviewed

11. Grid Infrastructure for Domain Decomposition Methods in Computational ElectroMagnetics

By Olivier Terzo, Pietro Ruiu, Lorenzo Mossucca, Matteo Alessandro Francavilla and Francesca Vipiana

1075

Open access peer-reviewed

12. Characterization of Hepatic Lesions Using Grid Computing (Globus) and Neural Networks

By Sheng Hung Chung and Ean Teng Khor

1110

Open access peer-reviewed

13. Applications Exploiting e-Infrastructures Across Europe and India Within the EU-IndiaGrid Project

By Alberto Masoni and Stefano Cozzini

1283

Open access peer-reviewed

14. Open Development Platform for Embedded Systems

By E. Ostúa, A. Muñoz, P. Ruiz-de-Clavijo, M.J. Bellido, D. Guerrero and A. Millán

2337

Open access peer-reviewed

15. Potential of Grid Technology for Embedded Systems and Applications

By Mona Abo El-Dahb and Yoichi Shiraishi

1494

Edited volume and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI
  • IET Inspec

Order a hardcopy of the Edited volume

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£170

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax of 5%. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase