Grid Computing

FIT5164: Week 2

Week two led my first lecture and tutorial for grid computing. In the lecture there were a great deal acronyms which I did not know. So, to start with here are some of the acronyms explained:

Globus Toolkit Acronyms:

VMware Workstation is utilized in this subject over VirtualBox

The tutorial enabled us to create a virtual grid setup. Where were provided with several Knoppix VMware images prepared with Globus Toolkit installed. Booting them up and getting a feel for the environment seemed to be the main point of the tut.

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