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developerWorks: Perl and the Grid Infrastructure

Jan 21, 2004, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin C. Brown)

:Perl remains one of the most popular and prolific of the available general-purpose scripting languages. Its Web focus remains one of its strongest selling points and you can exploit that, along with a number of other functionality enhancements, such as cross-platform support, extensive database services and connectivity options, to help build grid services.

"In this article I look at the mechanics of Perl as a Web services platform, an important step if you want to integrate Perl into OGSI-based grid applications and services, including looking at some of the supporting communications tools, database utilities, and Web interface components..."

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