Grid Computing with the IBM Grid Toolbox

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on May 27, 2004

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ISBN-10: 0738498041
ISBN-13: 9780738498041
IBM Form #: SG24-6332-00


Authors: Luis Ferreira, Lee B Wilson, Dennis Mosby, Antonio Castro, Michael Brown, Luis G Kiatake, Bradley Smoley and Darwin Dumonceaux

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    Abstract

    The IBM Grid Toolbox can assist enterprises that deploy, manage, and control grid computing, as well as developers who create products that assist in managing and deploying grids. This grid-enabling toolkit contains standardized development code, much of which was harvested from the open source community, plus an added database and run-time environment.

    This IBM Redbooks publication is designed to give the reader a comprehensive view of the IBM Grid Toolbox.

    As the IBM Grid Toolbox is designed in a layered approach, we describe the product by introducing each underlying layer until the whole ecosystem is revealed. The product significantly leverages open standards in the grid computing world, so we show how the IBM Grid Toolbox complements and enhances these standards for the development and deployment of grid services and applications.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Planning

    Chapter 3. Installation and setup

    Chapter 4. Installing related software

    Chapter 5. Managing

    Chapter 6. Samples

    Appendix A. Directory Tree

    Appendix B. Commands

    Appendix C. Script the installation

    Appendix D. Response file

    Appendix E. Certificate authority

    Appendix F. Uninstalling the IBM Grid Toolbox

    Appendix G. Logging & Error Messages

    Appendix H. WSRF

    Appendix I. Checklist and worksheet

    Appendix J. Software support for the IBM Grid Toolbox

     

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