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Look at this article:http://hardware.silicon.com/servers/0,39024647,39159214,00.htmThe overriding theme of this article (and it is based off the same IT research in UK) is that Grid Computing is:too expensivetoo complextoo ambiguous in its valueNot surprising these are the same pain factors we attempts to address in our upcoming product:it will be licensed under LGPL and its runtime will be…
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Grid Computing and AOP

One of the unique features of our upcoming GridGain 1.0 product is AOP-based integration.Since the beginning, the integration part of Grid Computing products was a sore point. APIs are complex, non-intuitive and vendor generally assumed that people writing grid-enabled software would be willing to spend a significant time on grid-enabling process (changing their applications, learning complex…
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When thinking about how Grid Computing software can be architected there are many angles one can look from. One such angle that is rarely seen is whether to consider the software architecture from the "Resource" point of view, or from the "Task" point of view.As much as abstract it sounds this question is rather very fundamental to how your Grid Computing software will be used. Let me explain by…
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The usual answer is - Google it... Oh, you did? Well, the odds are that you are not any closer to the answer - and you are not alone.Working on Grid Computing for the last 5 years I've accumulated my own share of strange looks on people faces when trying to describe to them the grid computing idea. What is fascinating is that the actual concepts behind Grid Computing are very familiar, simple and…
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