XtreemOS: Towards a Grid-Enabled Linux-Based Operating System

  • Domenico Laforenza
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5588)


The term “Grid Computing” was introduced at the end of 90s by Foster and Kesselman; it was envisioned as “an important new field, distinguished from conventional distributed computing by its focus on large-scale resource sharing, innovative applications, and, in some cases, high-performance orientation” [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Domenico Laforenza
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  1. 1.Director of the Institute for Informatics and Telematics (IIT-CNR) and associate member at the High Performance Computing LaboratoryItalian National Research Council (CNR), ISTI-CNRPisaItaly

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