The open source Globus® Toolkit is a fundamental enabling technology for the "Grid," letting people share computing power, databases, and other tools securely online across corporate, institutional, and geographic boundaries without sacrificing local autonomy. The toolkit includes software services and libraries for resource monitoring, discovery, and management, plus security and file management.
Related Discussion Forum(s):
- XCI-127 Impact Analysis: Support for open source Globus Toolkit will end as of January 2018
- Q&A: Support for open source Globus Toolkit will end as of January 2018 (XCI-127)