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The Future of Grid Services

Grid services are undergoing a veritable explosion of growth at the moment. But how do you choose a grid solution? Do you look for standards, Web services compatibility, development environment compatibility, or just marketing hype? With so much c…

Bandwidth Management in Grids

One of the problems with distributing work around a group of machines is that it can become difficult to track the distribution of work, which can lead to problems with bandwidth. This doesn’t mean bandwidth in terms of network performance, althou…

Merging grids and web services

Two of the hottest technologies at the moment are Grid computing and Web services, but are the two compatible? In this article, Martin C. Brown looks at how the two systems are actually very compatible and describes the benefits of using Web servi…