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Peer-to-Peer

A loan to a start-up or other new company from a source other than a financial institution. A lender often charges high interest in a P to P loan. This provides the borrower with financing needed to maintain operations until it becomes profitable. See also: Angel investor.
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A binary artificial bee colony (BABC) algorithm for grid computing scheduling was proposed by Kim et al.
Although grid computing also needs to provide data services, the major difference between a data grid and grid computing is that the former provides a special platform to manage data storage and access for applications, while in grid computing, the applications themselves must implement the storage management schema.
"The UAE University is pleased to partner with Sun Microsystems to develop a unique grid computing laboratory in service of the university and the greater scientific community," said UAE University vice-chancellor Dr Abdullah Al-Khanbashi.
2003), different definitions of what Grid computing represent are available:
Grid computing is a form of distributed computing where resources are often spread across different physical locations and domains.
of Hop kinton, Mass., and Acxiom have partnered to further develop and market Acxiom's grid computing software, which Acxiom had previously used primarily internally for customers' outsourced data processing.
PBS Professional(TM) is a workload management solution for grid computing environments, Linux clusters and distributed servers and workstations.
There has been a growing trend in merging theories, methodologies and applications in Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics and Management Sciences for solving problems arising in Internet technologies, grid computing and network communication protocols, as well as social economic issues in virtual communities enabled through the World Wide Web.
In addition, Hartford Life was among the first life insurers to implement grid computing, which involves sharing computing, data, storage, application or network resources, Walker said.