Grid technology offers the potential for providing secure access to remote services, thereby promoting scientific collaborations in an unprecedented scale. Grid Resource Management: Toward Virtual and Services Compliant Grid Computing presents a comprehensive account of the architectural issues of grid technology, such as security, data management,

An Overview of Grid Computing. Grid Computing and Web Services. Data Management in Grid Environments. Peer-to-Peer Data Management. Grid-Enabled Virtual File Systems. Scheduling Grid Services. Workflow Design and Portal. Semantic Web. Integration of Scientific Applications. Potential for Engineering and Scientific Computations. Conclusions. Glossary. Index.