Definition - What does Data Grid mean?
A data grid is a set of structured services that provides multiple services like the ability to access, alter and transfer very large amounts of geographically separated data, especially for research and collaboration purposes. Data from different regions are pulled from administrative domains which filter data for security purposes, and present it to the user upon request by means of a middleware application.
Techopedia explains Data Grid
· Universal name space
· Data transport service
· Data access service
· Data replication; and
· Resource management service (RMS)
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