Journal of Grid Computing

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 199–221 | Cite as

Merging Grid Technologies

Astro-WISE and EGEE
  • K. G. Begeman
  • A. N. BelikovEmail author
  • D. R. Boxhoorn
  • F. Dijkstra
  • E. A. Valentijn
  • W.-J. Vriend
  • Z. Zhao
Open Access


This paper reports the integration of the astronomical Grid solution realised in the Astro-WISE information system with the EGEE Grid and the porting of Astro-WISE applications on EGEE. We review the architecture of the Astro-WISE Grid, define the problems for the integration of the Grid infrastructures and our solution to these problems. We give examples of applications running on Astro-WISE and EGEE and review future development of the merged system.


Data Grid Grid computing Information system Middleware 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. G. Begeman
    • 1
  • A. N. Belikov
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. R. Boxhoorn
    • 1
  • F. Dijkstra
    • 2
  • E. A. Valentijn
    • 1
  • W.-J. Vriend
    • 1
  • Z. Zhao
    • 2
  1. 1.Kapteyn Astronomical InstituteUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Donald Smits Center for Information TechnologyUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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