EC Workshop, Brussels, 21.1.04
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 4

EC Workshop, Brussels, 21.1.04 PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 85 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

EC Workshop, Brussels, 21.1.04 “Delivery of industrial-strength Grid middleware: Establishing an effective European Approach”. Session: “Grid software and service business models”. G. Lonsdale Assistant General Manager C&C Research Laboratories NEC Europe Ltd. (St. Augustin, Germany).

Download Presentation

EC Workshop, Brussels, 21.1.04

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Ec workshop brussels 21 1 04

EC Workshop, Brussels, 21.1.04

“Delivery of industrial-strength Grid middleware: Establishing an effective European Approach”

Session: “Grid software and service business models”

G. Lonsdale

Assistant General Manager

C&C Research Laboratories

NEC Europe Ltd.

(St. Augustin, Germany)


Ec workshop brussels 21 1 04

Open Source Developments

 Open-source Grid middleware development in EU projects  establish a user community and the use of common (interoperable) software.

!!Care to be taken in the choice of licences  to be such that optimised, proprietary software solutions may be produced  allows vendors to protect investments  provides industrial/commercial users with reliable partners and optimised, support products.

Where

appropriate

Therefore..

  • A succesful example: MPI

  • Open forum (producing the definition)

  • Open source reference implementation

  • Optimised products from vendors that choose to develop them

...


Ec workshop brussels 21 1 04

Open Source Developments - II

  • Precludes certain open source licences

  • EU projects must be aware of the impact of software licences for software introduced to the project

Recommendation:

Definition of best-practice guidelines for open source licensing with EC-funded projects


Ec workshop brussels 21 1 04

Industrial impact of the e-Infrastructure

The current e-Infrastructure developments appear to target academic/ big Science users and academic networks.

If industrial/commercial services are to be deployed:

Access for industrial or commercial users (particularly SMEs) needs to be included in the design of the infrastructure and of the business models to be applied to that infrastructure.


  • Login