Grid Middleware

Grid middleware is the system software between applications and operationg system.

Grid middleware provides to applications services like:

  • Discovery
  • Storage
  • Execution
  • Information
  • Service integration
  • Resouce monitoring
  • Failure detection and revovery

Globus and UNICORE provide client and server tools to submit jobs and transfer files.

Globus Toolkit 6 (GT6)

You can download and install Globus from their web site.

  • Documentation


You can find more information on UNICORE at their webpages.