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Using automation effectively within a grid infrastructure

Matt Haynos, IBM's Program Director for Grid Marketing and Strategy, has a good overview piece that brings into focus several of the most important value propositions of grid computing. 

Automation and grid computing consume lots of mindshare in the IT marketplace. Two of their hottest topics are provisioning and orchestration, which concern the loading of necessary software, workflow automation of administration tasks, and resource allocation. In other words, the how and why of dynamic resource allocation. In this article, we'll discover how automation and grid computing can use these facilities to enable more robust grid and on demand systems.

Link: Perspectives on grid: Using automation effectively within a grid infrastructure.

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