Commercial Applications of Grid Computing

This paper provides an overview of commercial applications of Grid
computing. We discuss Web performance and present a Grid caching
architecture. Our Grid caching architecture offloads requests to Grid
caches when Web servers become overloaded. We describe performance
and traffic modeling techniques which can enhance Grid applications
such as caching. We also discuss how Grid computing can be applied
to financial applications. A key requirement here is that fast response
times are needed. We present a Grid services scheduler that is well
suited to commercial applications requiring fast response times.

By: Catherine H. Crawford, Daniel M. Dias, Arun K. Iyengar, Marcos Novaes, Li Zhang

Published in: RC22702 in 2003


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