DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11579-0
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Mumtaz Siddiqui, Thomas Fahringer

Abstract: PrefaceThe Grid computing paradigm has evolved tremendously since the beginning of this millennium. It enables a flexible, secure and coordinated resource sharing among dynamic collections of individuals and institutions. The evolution has occured in various sectors -different Grid infrastructures such as computational Grid, data Grid and knowledge Grid are available to fulfill the diverse requirements of scientific communities. Today various application development and execution environments are present to c…

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