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Looking for Landmarks--Out There On the Grid

Jul 08, 2008, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Dean)

[ Thanks to Sakshi Garg for this link. ]

"Recently, OStatic covered Eucalyptus, an open source infrastructure for cloud computing on clusters that duplicates the functionality of Amazon's EC2, using the Amazon command-line tools directly. We've also been covering several interesting projects focused on cloud computing. Rich Wolski, who directs the Eucalyptus project at U.C. Santa Barbara, is an expert on grid computing, and was kind enough to share with me some of the other open source projects he finds notable in this space.

"As Rich notes, 'the grid side of things has been producing a maturing software base that is probably worth checking out.' In particular, he describes Condor as 'probably the most successful (and oldest) effort [in this area]--at the University of Wisconsin...'"

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