May 12, 2003
Grid computing: Conceptual flyover for developers
Anonymous Reader writes "Is Grid computing the next big thing? Who knows for sure. This article's goal is to provide a "10,000-foot view" of key concepts and relates many Grid computing concepts to known quantities for developers, such as object-oriented programming, XML, and Web services. The author offers a reading list of white papers, articles, and books where you can find out more about Grid computing. It has just what a developer needs to take that all important first-step towards Grid computing."