[Bioclusters] metascheduler product survey report by GridwiseTech

Tim Cutts tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Fri Apr 7 06:49:54 EDT 2006

On 6 Apr 2006, at 5:11 am, Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> Looks like I'll still continue to be a grid computing cynic in  
> 2006.  Nothing has really changed -- I look around and see lots of  
> hype and little one-off "grid" projects that will never live or  
> grow beyond their initial rollout phases (or the lifespan of the  
> academic grant).  Also I'm seeing more academic and industry folk  
> who demand (or think they *really need* ) WAN-scale grids for no  
> clear practical, scientific, IT or business reason. Odd.

I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one of that opinion.  Actually, I  
suspect most of us on this list are of that opinion.  :-)


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