Definitions for "GRID Computing"
Grid computing provides clustering of remotely distributed computing. The principal focus of grid computing to date has been on maximizing the use of available processor resources for compute-intensive applications. Grid computing along with storage virtualization and server virtualization enables a Utility Computing.
presenting a group of similar computers to job submitters as a single computer image to allow either asynchronous scheduled execution of jobs on the first available system in the group, or to support execution of a individual jobs across multiple physical computers.
Applying the resources of many computers in a network to a single problem at the same time; it mobilizes the unused processing cycles of all computers in the grid for solving problems too intensive for any stand-alone machine.