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A Market for Computational Services

Computational Markets

The adoption of the Open Gird Services Architecture (OGSA) has provided a platform where various Grid resources can be provided as services. However, as yet, it is not possible for a supplier of such a service to charge for its use or receive appropriate reimbursement when the service is used. The Computational Markets project will design and implement facilities for pricing, accounting and charging for all types of Grid service (software, hardware, data, network capacity etc.). These trading mechanisms will be implemented as extensions to the OGSA and its reference implementation the Globus Toolkit 3 and provide input into the standardisation process through the GGF.

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: Centre Industrial
Grant Value:
Start Date: Not specified
End Date: Not specified
Project Status: funded
Funding Agency: Core

Project Members
Prof John Darlington

Collaborating Organisations
CSC Computer Sciences Ltd.
Grid Support Centre
Imperial College London
Liverpool John Moores University
NAG The Numerical Algorithms Group
North West Regional e-Science Centre
Southampton Regional e-Science Centre
Swansea University

Component(s) Project Develops
This project is not associated with any components at present.

Application Area(s) associated with Project
This project is not associated with any application areas at present.


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