Grid Talk

What is a grid?

A mechanism (software/middleware) which allows using multiple computers and multiple data sources to for general purpose computation.

We already can do that!     (think clusters)

But not for multiple "domains"

New requirements:

Our Original Grid Project

Commonality with mainstream IT development efforts
  Grid computing is composed of many IT threads. Few, if any are new. What's new, is putting them together.

Theresa-Marie's Visualization in Bioinformatics

Genomics and Bioinformatics Applications

Genomics and Bioinformatics - related reading:

Services on the Grid:

Other grid projects:

Middleware developers: Vendors:     Grid-like? Additional reading:
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