The Gridbus Project is engaged in the design and development of grid middleware technologies to support eScience and eBusiness applications. These include visual Grid application development tools for rapid creation of distributed applications, competitive economy-based Grid scheduler, cooperative economybased cluster scheduler, Web-services based Grid market directory (GMD), Grid accounting services, Gridscape for creation of dynamic and interactive testbed portals, G-monitor portal for web-based management of Grid applications execution, and the widely used GridSim toolkit for performance evaluation. Recently, the Gridbus Project has developed a Windows/.NET-based desktop clustering software and Grid job web services to support the integration of both Windows and Unix-class resources for Grid computing. A layered architecture for realisation of low-level and high-level Grid technologies is shown in the figure below. Some of the Gridbus technologies discussed below have been developed by making use of Web Services technologies and services provided by low-level Grid middleware, particularly Globus Toolkit and Alchemi. A summary and status of various Gridbus technologies is listed below. ...

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