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Definition Edit

A computational grid was

[o]riginally used to denote a hardware and software infrastructure that enables applying the resources of many computers to a single problem. Now increasingly used to denote more broadly a hardware and software infrastructure that enables coordinated resource sharing within dynamic organizations consisting of individuals, institutions, and resources.[1]

References Edit

  1. Getting Up to Speed: The Future of Supercomputing, at 280.

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