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Desktop Grids for eScience - A Road map - technical part

Desktop Grids for eScience - A Road map - technical part

Uploaded by Ad Emmen, 02/09/14 17:08
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The fourth release of the IDGF Roadmap has been published in December 2013. It is available in two parts: The management part describes the whole context of Desktop Grid Computing; it tells you if Desktop Grid computing is something for your organisation. The technical part then focuses on how to install a desktop grid, or how to make use of existing desktop grids. The first section of the Technical part aims to be a comprehensive manual that guides through the steps of setting up a Desktop Grid in universities / research institutes and how a citizen at home to to take part in crowd computing/Desktop grids. Desktop Grid operators, scientific users, the academic community, legal experts, and volunteer computing organisations can all benefit from reading. Other sections provide details on the technical background that facilitates the smooth and secure operation and also show how desktop grids can be integrated with other infrastructures. Further chapters show examples of disseminating the Desktop Grid initiatives and lintroduce specific communication channels. Security challenges and their solutions are also exposed in the document. The last section raises the question of how this technology can be more eco-friendly and become a green IT approach.
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The fourth release of the IDGF Roadmap has been published in December 2013. It is available in two parts: The management part describes the whole context of Desktop Grid Computing; it tells you if Desktop Grid computing is something for your organisation. The technical part then focuses on how to install a desktop grid, or how to make use of existing desktop grids. The first section of the Technical part aims to be a comprehensive manual that guides through the steps of setting up a Desktop Grid in universities / research institutes and how a citizen at home to to take part in crowd computing/Desktop grids. Desktop Grid operators, scientific users, the academic community, legal experts, and volunteer computing organisations can all benefit from reading. Other sections provide details on the technical background that facilitates the smooth and secure operation and also show how desktop grids can be integrated with other infrastructures. Further chapters show examples of disseminating the Desktop Grid initiatives and lintroduce specific communication channels. Security challenges and their solutions are also exposed in the document. The last section raises the question of how this technology can be more eco-friendly and become a green IT approach.
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