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Grid Computing

Grid Computing

This video was recorded at Solomon seminar. As network performance has outpaced computational power and storage capacity, a new paradigm has evolved to enable the sharing and coordinated use of geographically distributed resources. Grid computing provides scalable and secure remote access to computing, data, and other resources throughout the Internet. Much of the focus of the grid to date has been within research organizations, where it is enabling scientists to attack problems of ever-increasing complexity, such as the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI), the screening of AIDS drug candidates, and the analysis of physics data. As the power of grid technologies becomes apparent, however, commercial parties are also increasing their level of participation. That leads to a... Show More
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