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Issue 9 • Date Sept. 2006

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  • Strategies for Checkpoint Storage on Opportunistic Grids

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 1
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    This article evaluates several strategies for storing checkpoint data in an opportunistic grid environment, including replication, parity information, and erasure coding. We present a prototype implementation of a distributed checkpoint repository over InteGrade, a multiuniversity grid middleware project to leverage the computing power of idle shared workstations. Using this prototype, we performe... View full abstract»

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  • Education: Scholarship for Service

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 2
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    The US government created the scholarship for service (SFS) program to address the diminishing number of information assurance professionals it employs. In January 2000, an executive order defined the national plan for information systems protection, which outlined five federal cyber service training and education initiatives, including SFS. The next year, the national science foundation began awa... View full abstract»

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  • Building Effective Multivendor Autonomic Computing Systems

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 3
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    At the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 2006), we organized a panel that discussed the feasibility of building effective multivendor autonomic computing systems. The panelists provided a variety of viewpoints on these topics from both industry and academic perspectives View full abstract»

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  • Next-Gen Landscape Extends Beyond the Console

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 4
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    When Sony introduced the PlayStation 2 in 2000 and Microsoft followed in 2001 with the Xbox, they didn't have to contend with the explosion of socially interactive Web sites available today. The game industry as a whole is looking at different ways to address a new competitive landscape. View full abstract»

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  • Book Reviews: An Expert Discussion of Wireless Technologies

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 5
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Univ. of Cambridge
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