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Building the e-science grid in the UK: middleware, applications and tools deployed at level 2

Allan, Rob, Baker, David, Boyd, David, Chohan, Dharmesh, Cox, Simon, Eres, M.H., Fowler, Ron, Furmento, Nathalie, Giddy, Jonathan, Harmer, Terry, Hayes, Mark, Hill, Nick, Hillier, Jon, Jensen, Jens, Keane, Andy, Krznaric, Marco, Lee, William, McKeown, Mark, Mills, Alistair, Newhouse, Steven, Pickles, Stephan, Pinning, Robin, Richards, Andy, Saleem, Asif and Watt, John (2003) Building the e-science grid in the UK: middleware, applications and tools deployed at level 2 At UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2003. 02 - 04 Sep 2003.

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Over the period September 2002-April 2003 the UK Grid Engineering Task Force and staff at Regional e-Science Centres and CCLRC deployed the Globus Toolkit GT2 at 14 sites and on approximately 80 compute resources to set up the first production-quality e-Science Grid for the UK. This work is proving to be exemplary of what can be achieved using heterogeneous resources on a national scale and is feeding discussions on how to link Grids with multiple virtual organisations across Europe. This paper therefore reports on experiences of this deployment exercise, compares with other efforts worldwide and suggests further work to be done.

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Published date: 2003
Additional Information: pp.488-493
Venue - Dates: UK e-Science All Hands Meeting 2003, 2003-09-02 - 2003-09-04


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Date deposited: 29 Mar 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:20

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Author: Rob Allan
Author: David Baker
Author: David Boyd
Author: Dharmesh Chohan
Author: Simon Cox
Author: M.H. Eres
Author: Ron Fowler
Author: Nathalie Furmento
Author: Jonathan Giddy
Author: Terry Harmer
Author: Mark Hayes
Author: Nick Hill
Author: Jon Hillier
Author: Jens Jensen
Author: Andy Keane
Author: Marco Krznaric
Author: William Lee
Author: Mark McKeown
Author: Alistair Mills
Author: Steven Newhouse
Author: Stephan Pickles
Author: Robin Pinning
Author: Andy Richards
Author: Asif Saleem
Author: John Watt

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