Contributors to the Globus Toolkit® 4

Core software development for the Globus Toolkit is conducted by the Globus Alliance, comprised of:

  • Argonne National Laboratory/University of Chicago
  • EPCC, University of Edinburgh
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
  • Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Univa Corporation
  • University of Southern California/Information Sciences Institute

Contributors to Globus Toolkit® 4

The Globus Toolkit also includes complementary work from the community, in the form of contributions. The Globus Alliance gratefully acknowledges the following contributions to GT4:

The Condor Project at the University of Wisconsin, led by Miron Livny, provided the persistent job manager features in pre-WS GRAM. The Condor team has also provided a number of patches to improve pre-WS GRAM, and has participated in pre-release testing of WS GRAM.

The GT4 Friends Community Group provided invaluable testing and feedback on GT4 pre-releases.
[GT4 Friends Information]

Hewlett Packard contributed build-related bug fixes for HP platforms.

The Java CoG Kit Group, led by Gregor von Laszewski, has contributed a significant subset of Java APIs from the Java Cog Kit. It is called JGlobus. The library provides extensive Java GSI support. It also includes client-side Java APIs to pre-WS services such as MyProxy, Pre-WS GRAM, Pre-WS MDS and GridFTP.
[Java CoG Information]

The Distributed Computing Department of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has contributed Python implementations of several Globus components, including pyGlobus, pyGridWare (also known as Python WS Core) and pyWSSecurity.

Northern Illinois University has contributed to the development of the WS GRAM Rendevous service.

Platform Computing has contributed the Community Scheduler Framework (CSF) for enabling consistent interface into different scheduling systems.

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