4. Expanding the Reach of Grid Computing: Combining Globus- and BOINC-Based Systems

  1. El-Ghazali Talbi2 and
  2. Albert Y. Zomaya3
  1. Daniel S. Myers,
  2. Adam L. Bazinet and
  3. Michael P. Cummings

Published Online: 30 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470191637.ch4

Grid Computing for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Grid Computing for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

How to Cite

Myers, D. S., Bazinet, A. L. and Cummings, M. P. (2007) Expanding the Reach of Grid Computing: Combining Globus- and BOINC-Based Systems, in Grid Computing for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (eds E.-G. Talbi and A. Y. Zomaya), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470191637.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    LIFL, University of Lille, INRIA, CNRS, Lille, France

  2. 3

    School of Information Technology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 3 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471784098

Online ISBN: 9780470191637

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Keywords:

  • Grid computing systems and grid security infrastructure (GSI);
  • portable batch system (PBS);
  • application programming interface (API)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Challenges in Combining Globus and BOINC

  • Meeting the Challenges — General Implementation

  • Examples

  • Adapting Applications for use with BOINC

  • Grid-Enabled Applications Running on BOINC

  • Performance

  • Production Use–Examples

  • Software Availability

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • References