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.
[http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/]

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.
[http://www.hp.com]

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.
[http://www.lbl.gov]

Northern Illinois University has contributed to the development of the WS GRAM Rendevous service.
[http://www.niu.edu]

Platform Computing has contributed the Community Scheduler Framework (CSF) for enabling consistent interface into different scheduling systems.
[http://www.platform.com]

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