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Grid Computing Planet: Next-Generation Globus Toolkit To Debut In January

Nov 22, 2002, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Shread)

"The next-generation Globus Toolkit that will combine Grid technology with Web services will be available as an alpha release in January, Globus project co-leaders Ian Foster and Carl Kesselman said at the Supercomputing 2002 conference in Baltimore this week.

"Globus Toolkit 3 (GT3) will implement the Open Grid Services Architecture vision for the convergence of Grid computing and Web services, an effort that began with the open-source Globus Project and IBM and grew into a broader effort of the standards-setting Global Grid Forum. GT3 will be available as a public beta release next June, Foster and Kesselman said.

"GT3 will build on the core Globus Toolkit, the de facto Grid computing standard, and will add features such as resource management, registry, data services, and the ability to submit and keep track of jobs, said Kesselman of USC's Information Sciences Institute..."

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