Art Sedighi Senior Consulting Engineer, DataSynapse
Art Sedighi Senior Consulting Engineer, DataSynapse

Introduction to Grid Computing: The reason behind the insanity

Art Sedighi sheds some light on the applications of Grid Computing in the FX trading market.

First Published: e-Forex Magazine 24 / Features / July, 2006

In recent years, the word “grid” has evolved to take on a whole new meaning. Grid Computing, a phrase once known as Metacomputing, was being used to describe the association of connected PCs that act as if they were one powerful computer. With the growth and wide acceptance of Web services, this up-and-coming technology has shown more promise and growth than originally anticipated. Utility, Autonomic and On-Demand computing are some of the technologies that have spun off from the notion of Grid Computing. With this evolution comes much confusion about which technologies are right for what organization and what true benefits can be gained for today’s enterprise. The goal of this article is to shed some light on the applications of Grid Computing in the Foreign Exchange Trading Market (FX Trading).One of the primary goals of Grid Computing has been to virtualize the underlying infrastructure and to allow organizations to take advantage of resources across the enterprise. In...continued

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