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Grid Computing Presented by POD 2: James Fitzgerald Kzheena Asif Hrant Manoukian Arslan Uchurov
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The Grid Computing Concept The ability, using a set of open standards and protocols, to gain access to applications and data, processing power, storage capacity and a vast array of other computing resources over the Internet. With enough resources can match or even surpass power of supercomputers 3 characteristics: autonomy, use of open standards, non-trivial quality of service Examples: [email protected], [email protected], etc. (Image taken from: http://soptoshi.com/images/20080709_amazon_ec2_gridcomp uting.jpg)
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Grid Computing Types of Information : results from studies, research (medicine, military, government, etc) Organized by data packets that are sent and received between remote computers and the server. Image source: http://static.howstuffworks.com/gif/grid- computing-1.gif
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Challenges of Grid Computing
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Unformatted text preview: • Reliable Internet connection • Political challenges associated with sharing resources • Modified/updated applications to enhance the use of grid computing • Certain applications need to be converted to symmetric multi-processing (SMP) • Requires advanced IT infrastructure and management • (Image taken from: http://www.adarshpatil.com/newsite/images/gridcomputing.gif) The Grid Computing Effectiveness • Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkO-Depf9TM • Integrates multiple computational resources into single unit for solving data intensive computing tasks. • Cost-effective • Time efficient • Energy Saving • Easier and faster access to information -> better utilization of resources The Grid Computing Applications • Medicine • Governments • International Organizations • Military • Business...
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