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September/October 2004 (vol. 6 no. 5)
pp. 75-77

Grid Computing: Making the Global Infrastructure a Reality, by Fran Berman, Geoffrey Fox, and Anthony J. G. Hey, John Wiley & Sons, 2003, ISBN 0470853190, US$105

The use of the term "Grid computing" covers a wide variety of efforts in distributed computing, high-performance computation, self-repairing networks, ubiquitous computing, or new techniques in high-availability computing. In recent years, the field has seen a burst of activity with many new projects and received increased attention in the technical and popular press.

Index Terms:
Grid, book reviews, grid computing, global infrastructure
Citation:
Jonathan Chin, Peter V. Coveney, Shantenu Jha, "The Current State of the Grid," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 75-77, Sept.-Oct. 2004, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2004.43
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