M.Tech. VLSI Design & CAD:Grid ComputingThapar University
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First Semester I
Physics of Semiconductor Devices
IC Fabrication Technology
Digital VLSI Design
CAD Systems Environment
Analog IC Design
Hardware Description Languages
Overview and Motivation: The history and evolution of Grid computing, Situating Grid computing ?V the big picture, Basic concepts of Grid computing and Requirements, Large scale problem solving, Exemplars, Problems, trends and directions
Grid Architectures and Technologies: Nature of Grid architecture, Components of Grid, Layered Grid Architecture: Key Components: Grid Resource Allocation Management (GRAM), Grid FTP protocol, Grid Resource Information Service (GRIS). Resource infrastructure, Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA), Globus Toolkit and Web Services
Further technologies: Storage Resource Broker; Legion; Condor
Grid Computing Environments, Resource allocation, sharing and discovery.
Peer-to-peer systems: Purpose, definition, characteristics, Types of P2P systems. Examples like Gnutella, Chord, Napster, KaZaA, Freenet, neuroGrid, JXTA.
Relationship of P2P computing with GRID.
Security issues in Grid environment: Introduction to GSI
Grid Applications, New Biology and the Grid, Data Intensive Grids ?V applications for high-energy physics, Semantic Grid.