||Oracle Tips by Burleson
Chapter 2 Grid, Utility
Computing and Clusters
The Nature of Grid
Using Standard Pen, General Purpose
Protocols and Interfaces - Grid Computing is based on
various protocols and interfaces. These protocols and interfaces
control the authentication, resource discovery, and resource
Quality of Service - Grid aims at
delivering at non-trivial quality services in terms of response
time, throughput, availability and security. This is the
motivation for the community to move towards the grid-computing
era and meet the ever-increasing user core application demands.
Grid computing becomes more of a utility from the user’s
As we notice, Ian Foster’s 3-point checklist
provides a broad guideline. With these definitions in mind, many IT
vendors are coming up with varied Grid Architecture solutions. At
the same time, some vendors are pitching their cluster solutions.
This happens because the clustering (sharing servers) concept and
clustering solutions loosely fit into the broader sense of grid
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