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Grid Computing - definition(s)

Grid Computing - The concept of connecting arrays of smaller computers into a single virtual supercomputer.  Grids often involve large number of geographically dispersed machines that fall out of or are captured by the grid as they become available.

[Category=Data Governance ]

Source: The Data Governance Institute, 09 December 2009 09:07:16, External

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Grid Computing - A Web-based operation that will allow companies to share computing resources on demand.

[Category=Information Management ]

Source:, 21 June 2010 08:26:32, External

Grid computing – connecting different computer systems from various location, often via the cloud, to reach a common goal.

[Category=Big Data ]

Source: BigData-Startup, 28 September 2013 09:35:45, External  

grid computing - The performing of computing functions using resources from multiple distributed systems. Grid computing typically involves large files and are most often used for multiple applications. The systems that comprise a grid computing network do not have to be similar in design or in the same geographic location.

[Category=Big Data ]

Source: DataInformed, 31 October 2013 09:03:25, External  



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