Handbook of Research on Grid Technologies and Utility Computing: Concepts for Managing Large-Scale Applications

Handbook of Research on Grid Technologies and Utility Computing: Concepts for Managing Large-Scale Applications

Emmanuel Udoh (Sullivan University, USA) and Frank Zhigang Wang (Cranfield University, UK)
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Release Date: May, 2009|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 396
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-184-1
ISBN13: 9781605661841|ISBN10: 1605661848|EISBN13: 9781605661858
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Description:

Today, many institutions and corporations are involved in various grid researches that involve improvement in concepts, protocols, applications, methods, and tools. To help capture the rapid growth in grid concepts and applications and chart the future direction in this field, a resource compiling current advances in grid computing is essential.

The Handbook of Research on Grid Technologies and Utility Computing: Concepts for Managing Large-Scale Applications provides a compendium of terms, definitions, and explanations of concepts, issues, processes, and trends in grid technology. As the first book collection of its kind, this reference features current articles presenting comprehensive coverage of grid technologies valuable to any researcher, practitioner, or academician in grid computing.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adaptive resource management
  • Bio-inspired grid resource management
  • Data-aware distributed batch scheduling
  • Grid resource auctions
  • Grid Technologies
  • Job scheduling mechanisms
  • Load sharing in a computational grid
  • Quality of service of grid computing
  • Resource-aware load balancing
  • Utility Computing
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This handbook provides a comprehensive coverage of terms, concepts, processes, acronyms, important issues and trends in grid technology. With contributions from diverse experts, it shares new ideas and best approaches among researchers, scholars and industry practitioners.

– Emmanuel Udoh, Indiana University-Purdue University, USA
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Emmanuel Udoh is currently Dean and Professor, College of Information and Computer Technology, Sullivan University, USA. Prior to his current position, Dr. Udoh was the Chair/Director of the IT Department at National College and an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Indiana University-Purdue University in Fort Wayne. Dr. Udoh holds two doctoral degrees, one in Information Technology from Capella University and one in Geology from Erlangen University in Germany. He also holds an MBA from Capella, an MS in Computer Science from Troy University in Alabama, an MS in Geology from Muenster University in Germany and a BS in Geology from the University of Ife (OAU) in Nigeria. Dr. Udoh is the author of six books and numerous peer-reviewed articles in IT. Dr. Udoh has been listed in American Marquis Who’s Who in the World (1993-1994).
Frank Wang is the Director of Centre for Grid Computing, Cambridge-Cranfield High Performance Computing Facility (CCHPCF), Cranfield University. He is chair in e-Science and Grid Computing. Professor Wang is on the editorial board of IEEE Distributed Systems Online, International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing, International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, and International Journal on Multiagent and Grid Systems. He is on the High End Computing Panel for the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). Professor Wang is the Chair (UK & Republic of Ireland Chapter) of the IEEE Computer Society.
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Editorial Advisory Board
  • Akshai Aggarwal, University of Windsor, Canada
  • Eric Aubanel, University of New Brunswick, Canada
  • Yuhui Deng, Cranfield University, UK
  • Hai Jin, Huazhong University, China
  • Daniel S. Katz, University of Chicago, USA
  • Akihiko Konagaya, RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Japan
  • Maozhen Li, Brunel University, UK
  • Ruth Shaw, University of New Brunswick, Canada
  • Dali Wang, University of Tennessee, USA