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R.Yahyapour, C.Perez, E.Elmroth, I.M. Llorente, F.Guim, K.Oberle. Introduction. In EURO-PAR 2011, Volume 6852/2011, Pages 405-406, 2011.


There has been a considerable discussion in the past years on the similarities and differences between Clouds and Grid Computing. This included extreme positions whether Clouds are a pure marketing hype, or whether Grids became obsoleted by failing a wide commercial adoption as a resource sharing platform. Now, we can assess that neither is true nor necessary. Grids and clouds share many similarities as they both address questions concerning access to resources in a large-scale distributed environment. Thus, there is significant overlap between the two areas in the ways that infrastructures may evolve


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Ignacio M. Llorente

BibTex Reference

   Author = {R.Yahyapour, and C.Perez, and E.Elmroth, and Llorente, I.M. and F.Guim, and K.Oberle, },
   Title = {Introduction},
   BookTitle = {EURO-PAR 2011},
   Volume = {6852/2011},
   Pages = {405--406},
   Publisher = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
   Year = {2011}

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