Grid Computing

The N1 Grid vision provides resources for services in a efficient and flexible manner. In many ways, the grid technologies that have been used over the last decade are in line with the N1 Grid vision for the data center. Grid-based computing has been around for a number of years and has grown quite popular. In fact, it is measurably more successful than UC in the number of implementations, and it performs some impressive tasks. The N1 Grid software can be used to enable grid computing, just as it can be used to enable other business services, such as web services and data warehouses. This section discusses the relationship between what is historically known as the grid and the N1 Grid.

A grid is a collection of computers that are ...

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