The Grid in a Nutshell

  • Ian Foster
  • Carl Kesselman
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 64)


The emergence and widespread adoption of Grid computing has been fueled by continued growth in both our understanding of application requirements and the sophistication of the technologies used to meet these requirements. We provide an introduction to Grid applications and technologies and discuss the important role that resource management will play in future developments.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Foster
    • 1
  • Carl Kesselman
    • 2
  1. 1.Mathematics and Computer Science DivisionArgonne National LaboratoryUSA
  2. 2.Information Sciences InstituteUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUSA

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