Best Books on Grid Computing

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Grid Computing, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Grid Computing Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Grid Computing below.

1."Grid Computing Database: Using Oracle Database" by Peter Archibong
“Grid Computing Database: Using Oracle Database” Book Review: This book explores the evolution and progress of technology, particularly focusing on the role of computational grids in facilitating the sharing, selection, and aggregation of geographically dispersed computational resources. These resources encompass supercomputers, storage systems, and data sources, among others. The book presents the integration of these resources into a unified platform capable of addressing large-scale problems and data-intensive computations. It introduces a new software platform specifically designed for grid computing. This book is highly recommended for individuals studying or working in the IT sector, as it provides valuable insights into the advancements and applications of computational grids.

2."Grid Computing: International Symposium on Grid Computing" by Simon C Lin and Eric Yen
“Grid Computing: International Symposium on Grid Computing” Book Review: This book compiles the findings of numerous prominent researchers and scientists in the field of Grid Computing, as presented at the International Symposium on Grid Computing. It provides a platform for the exchange of ideas, addressing challenges, presenting solutions, and exploring future advancements in the field. The book encompasses a wide range of top research results, including grid operations and middleware, biomedical operations, e-science applications, and more. It is specifically designed for researchers and practitioners in this field, as well as graduate-level students pursuing computer science.

3."Grid Computing: Techniques and Applications (Chapman and Hall/CRC Computational Science)" by Barry Wilkinson
“Grid Computing: Techniques and Applications (Chapman and Hall/CRC Computational Science)” Book Review: This book is specifically designed for senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students. It covers various aspects of Grid computing, including job submission and scheduling, Grid security, computing services, software tools, graphical user interfaces, and workflow editors. The book starts with an introduction to Grid computing using a web-based portal. It then explores job submission using a command-line interface and job scheduling. The author discusses Internet security techniques and specific security mechanisms for Grid computing. Web services technologies and the advantages of graphical user interfaces are also explained. The book concludes with a chapter on deploying applications on a Grid.

4."Desktop Grid Computing for Commercial Simulation Packages" by Navonil Mustafee
“Desktop Grid Computing for Commercial Simulation Packages” Book Review: This book aims to promote the use of grid computing in the workplace, particularly for simulation practitioners using Windows-based Commercially-available Simulation Packages (CSPs). It explores how grid technology can enhance simulations in various industries. The book identifies specific grid computing services and software, known as grid middleware, and provides case studies to demonstrate their application. Despite the potential benefits, the adoption of grid technology for simulation in industry has been limited. The book sheds light on this issue and highlights the importance of utilizing grid computing to improve simulations in real-world scenarios.

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