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The Globus Project: A Status Report

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The Globus Project: A Status Report
The Globus project is a multi-institutional research e ort that seeks to enable the construction of computational grids providing pervasive, dependable, and consistent access to high-performance computational resources, despite geographical distribution of both resources and users. Computational grid technology is being viewed as a critical element of future highperformance computing environments that will enable entirely new classes of computation-oriented applications, much as the World Wide Web fostered the development of new classes of information-oriented applications. In this paper, we report on the status of the Globus project as of early 1998. We describe the progress that has been achieved to date in the development of the Globus toolkit, a set of core services for constructing grid tools and applications. We also discuss the Globus Ubiquitous Supercomputing Testbed GUSTO that we have constructed to enable largescale evaluation of Globus technologies, and we review early expe...
Ian T. Foster, Carl Kesselman
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Type Conference
Year 1998
Where HCW
Authors Ian T. Foster, Carl Kesselman
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