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For original paper see "Integrating Computing and Information on Grids", ibid., p. 94-96 (2003). We covered the important role that the Grid is expected to have in information systems, focusing primarily on sensor and database grids. we contrasted this with the major original Grid focus of metacomputing, or the Grid's linking together distributed computers. Whatever type of Grid you have, metadata - data about data - is important.