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(From The Yomiuri Shimbun/Daily Yomiuri)
Panel for enterprise grid computing set up
An international alliance of information technology companies promoting enterprise grid computing established a Japan committee Monday.
Grid computing is an open system of networking in which a number of computers are linked to share computing power and data storage to process data packets that are too large for a single stand-alone machine. Such technology enables, for example, hospitals to pool their computing and information resources to effectively create a supercomputer.
The Enterprise Grid Alliance, based in San Ramon, Calif., aims …