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Effectual collaborative research in Zimbabwean universities through grid computing

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dc.contributor.author Giyane, Maxmillan
dc.contributor.author Muchabaiwa, Tafadzwa
dc.contributor.author Zhou, Tinashe G.
dc.contributor.author Mamboko, Patrick
dc.contributor.author Madzikanda, Felex
dc.contributor.author Musiiwa, Talent
dc.contributor.author Mutembedza, Amanda N.
dc.contributor.author Rebanowako, Taurai G.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-05T13:36:45Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-05T13:36:45Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.issn 2230-9519
dc.identifier.uri www.ijmbs.com/33/giyane.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11408/1658
dc.description.abstract This article seeks to propose a Grid computing architecture that will enable effective collaborative research among researchers in Zimbabwean universities. Zimbabwean universities employ different types of networks, from wired to wireless through the use of VSATs, and also rely extensively of optic fibre to support the huge demands placed on access to the internet by the institution users. Various brands of computers are connected to the network with different specifications. Grid computing environments can enable integration of instruments, displays, computational and information resources across many institutions that are geographically dispersed. Various organisations can share computing power, databases, and other tools securely across corporate, institutional and geographical boundaries without compromising local autonomy. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher International Journal of Management & Business Studies en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Management & Business Studies;Vol. 3, No. 3; p. 11-14
dc.subject Grid Computing, Collaboration, Zimbabwean Universities, Grid Architecture en_US
dc.title Effectual collaborative research in Zimbabwean universities through grid computing en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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