The Journal of Grid Computing explores an emerging technology that enables large-scale resource sharing problem solving within distributed, loosely coordinated groups sometimes termed "virtual organizations". Coverage includes protocols, security, scaling and more.

Although the advantages of this technology for classes of applications have been acknowledged, research in a variety of disciplines is needed to broaden the applicability and scope of the current body of knowledge. This journal fills the need, covering such topics as protocols, middleware, and services, security, discovery, sharing, scaling, and more.

Discussion extends to advanced technologies for collaborative work, information sharing and problem solving.

  • Explores emerging technology that enables large-scale resource sharing problem solving within loosely coordinated groups sometimes termed "virtual organizations"
  • Coverage includes protocols, security, scaling and more
  • Discusses advanced technologies for collaborative work, information sharing and problem solving

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  • Tamas Kiss
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2.095 (2019)
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2.872 (2019)
Five year impact factor
106 days
Submission to first decision
289 days
Submission to acceptance
17,563 (2019)
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