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Globus Online: Accelerating and Democratizing Science through Cloud-Based Services
May/June 2011 (vol. 15 no. 3)
pp. 70-73
Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago

Many businesses today save time and money, and increase their agility, by outsourcing mundane IT tasks to cloud providers. The author argues that similar methods can be used to overcome the complexities inherent in increasingly data-intensive, computational, and collaborative scientific research. He describes Globus Online, a system that he and his colleagues are developing to realize this vision.

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Keywords: cloud, science, Globus Online, outsourcing, Internet computing
Ian Foster, "Globus Online: Accelerating and Democratizing Science through Cloud-Based Services," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 70-73, May-June 2011, doi:10.1109/MIC.2011.64
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