Grid Computing in Research and Education

An IBM Redbooks publication


Abstract

This IBM Redbooks publication, Grid Computing in Research and Education, belongs to a series of documents related to grid computing that IBM is presenting to the community to enrich the IT industry and all its players: customers, industry leaders, emerging enterprises, universities, and producers of technology. It is mainly oriented to IT architects or those whom have the responsibility of analyzing the capabilities to build in a grid solution.

Part 1 presents the basics about what, why and how grid can be applied to the research and education fields.

Part 2 presents a collection of examples of real-world grid implementations that have been accomplished in the research and education world.

Part 3 describes the Teragrid project, a cyber-infrastructure that aims to solve the problem of emerging terascale applications. It also provides a hypothetical example of a research oriented grid involving multiple schedulers and multiple different components and services.

Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1. Introduction to grid concepts
Chapter 2. How to implement a grid
Part 2. Grid by examples
Chapter 3. Introducing the examples
Chapter 4. Scientific simulation
Chapter 5. Medical images
Chapter 6. Computer-aided drug discovery
Chapter 7. Big Science
Chapter 8. e-learning.
Chapter 9. University integration
Chapter 10. Visualization
Chapter 11. Microprocessor design
Part e. Appendixes
Appendix A. TeraGrid
Appendix B. Research oriented orid




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Publish Date
21 April 2005


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Author(s)

ISBN-10
0738491756

ISBN-13
9780738491752

IBM Form Number
SG24-6649-00

Number of pages
174