Grid-Compliant Open Source Portals
Download our free report on open source Web portal solutions that integrate well with highly demanding distributed environments, such as the Grid framework. This report summarizes several months of testing experience accumulated by GridwiseTech’s engineers. It is addressed to technology investigators in the process of selecting portal technologies suitable for their specific needs. Additional advice on portal development design can be obtained from GridwiseTech on request.
A portal is much more than just web development design
By means of a well-chosen, Web-based user interface, end users can enter the realm of the Grid. They can order resources and applications anywhere in the world to perform complex operations. At the same time they do not need to worry where these remote machines are placed or the precise workflow involved. A well designed, user-friendly, application-oriented portal hides the unnecessary technical complexity from the users’ eyes, letting them forget about the infrastructure and focus on their goals.
This GridwiseTech report has been written from a vendor-independent perspective and discusses solutions currently available on the market. It presents the results of a technical research project backed by our long experience.
The commentary on three open source portals—GridSphere, Liferay and uPortal - focuses on the following aspects:
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