Open source in grid computing: past, present and future

It is not long now until the first Open Source Grid and Cluster Conference, to be held in Oakland, California from 13-15 May 2008. This upcoming event has Grid luminary Ian Foster thinking about the role of open source in grid and cluster computing, in the past, present, and future.
“Overall, it’s an exciting time for open source grid and cluster computing. Much of this progress will be presented at the Open Source Grid and Cluster Conference. If you want to learn about what software exists, find out what people are doing with that software, and engage in discussions about what comes next, you should attend! If you do, I look forward to seeing you there.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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