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

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

Abstract

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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