Valentin Cristea (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Ciprian Dobre (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania), Corina Stratan (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania) and Florin Pop (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-703-9.ch011


This chapter covers the subject of application in LSDS. The chapter is organized in two parts. The chapter parts present two aspect of application in LSDS: the overview of applications in entire world and the method of applications development. It is also presented a description of current projects and applications in large scale distributed systems, like applications from OSG projects in USA, EGEE and SEE-GRID applications in Europe and Asia, DEISA initiative (Distributed European Infrastructure for Supercomputing Applications). This part also presents the relevant applications in LSDS, like Grids, P2P systems.
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Grid Applications

This section is aimed at creating a directory of existing grid applications. The presented applications do not include the Grid tools. The detailed categorization enables finding relevant domains of applicability of Grid computing. We shall start with an introduction about Grid applications design and about the strategies for Grid applications development. Then we shall present some important applications from international projects.

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