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Cloud Computing - The User-Friendly Version of Grid Computing
Grid Computing or Cloud Computing...the difference is purely academic
By: Trevor Doerksen
Aug. 5, 2008 01:30 PM
Cloud computing is said to be the user-friendly version of grid computing. We know grid computing brought together the high performance computers, the middleware, and strategies to utilize hundreds and thousands of computers linked by advanced networks. We know this took place in universities, research labs and medical schools around the world over many years.
"I'm sorry to say it, but, so far, grids have not kept their promise. We are stuck with grids in Gartner's 'Trough of Disillusionment.'"
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