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Open Source Grid Computing

Here are some open source grid computing software that are quite interesting.


GridGain is the open source grid computing software for Java. It is dual-licensed under LGPL and Apache 2.0 licenses and is built on open source software foundation



BOINC is a software platform for volunteer computing and desktop grid computing.  BOINC is designed to support applications that have large computation requirements, storage requirements, or both. The main requirement of the application is that it be divisible into a large number (thousands or millions) of jobs that can be done independently.

BOINC is used by SETI@home



Globus Toolkit is an open source software toolkit used for building Grid systems and applications. It is being developed by the Globus Alliance and many others all over the world.

NGrid is an open source (LGPL) grid computing framework written in C#. NGrid aims to be platform independent via the Mono project.

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