Business Grids: Grid Computing for Business Applications

Business Grids: Grid Computing for Business Applications

Wolfgang Gerteis (SAP Research, UK)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-832-1.ch029
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Abstract

The following short chapter discusses upcoming opportunities for using research results and developments provided by the grid computing community in a business computing context. In particular, grid-based approaches may offer various opportunities to access compute and storage power as well as expensive organizational settings of business software dynamically, as need arises and grows. The chapter starts with an introduction and motivation, followed by a systematic outline of possible application scenarios. Finally, the relevant state-of-the-art in grid computing is reviewed in the light of the goals outlined before.

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