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EDGeS Bridge Technologies to Interconnect Service and Desktop Grids

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Although there are many production level service and desktop grids they are usually not able to interoperate. The European FP7 EDGeS project aims at integrating service grids and desktop grids to merge their benefits. The established production infrastructure includes EGEE (gLite based service grid) and BOINC and XtremWeb desktop grids. The chapter describes the bridging technology developed in EDGeS both for the DG → SG and SG → DG directions.

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The EDGeS (Enabling Desktop Grids for e-Science) project receives Community funding from the European Commission within Research Infrastructures initiative of FP7 (grant agreement Number 211727).

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Kacsuk, P., Farkas, Z., Balaton, Z. (2011). EDGeS Bridge Technologies to Interconnect Service and Desktop Grids. In: Davoli, F., Meyer, N., Pugliese, R., Zappatore, S. (eds) Remote Instrumentation Services on the e-Infrastructure. Springer, Boston, MA.

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