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Chapter 1 Oracle 10g Grid Computing
Where Are We on Grid Implementation?
The 451 Group in its recently released report,
Grids 2004: From Rocket Sciences to Business Services, writes:
“…..the grid computing developments will
result commercially viable, mainframe like performance and
manageability across distributed systems with in next 12 months”
The 451 group believes there is enough interest
and initiative by the leading IT vendors to move Grid Computing into
the commercial and business world. Commenting on the growth of the
Grid environment and the role of various IT products, their report
classifies the Grid related products and services vendors, are
grouped as broader groups. They are as follows:
Tier One Grid vendors
This is a group, which includes vendors
like HP, IBM, Microsoft and Sun. These companies have strong
momentum and potential to capture Grid Market Share.
Tier Two Grid Vendors
This group contains the IT companies
with strong emerging strategies and technologies in Grid
Computing. Vendors in this category include Computer Associates,
Intel, Oracle, Platform Computing, SGI and Veritas.
Pure-play Grid Vendors
These are emerging vendors with strong
presence in specific areas. These companies are further
categorized by functionality - grid enablement, file systems,
provisioning, application decomposition, CPU scavengers and
those offering enhancements to Globus; vendors in this category
include Altair, Avaki, Axceleon, DataSynapse, Ejasent, Enigmatec,
Entropia, GridFrastructure, GridIron, GridSystems, GridXpert,
Powerllel, Tsunami Research, The Mind Electric and United
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