G-Phenomena as a Base of Scalable Distributed Computing —G-Phenomena in Moore’s Law


Today we witness the exponential growth of scientific research. This fast growth is possible thanks to the rapid development of computing systems since its first days in 1947 and the invention of transistor till the present days with high performance and scalable distributed computing systems. This fast growth of computing systems was first observed by Gordon E. Moore in 1965 and postulated as Moore’s Law. For the development of the scalable distributed computing systems, the year 2000 was a very special year. The first GHz speed processor, GB size memory and GB/s data transmission through network were achieved. Interestingly, in the same year the usable Grid computing systems emerged, which gave a strong impulse to a rapid development of distributed computing systems. This paper recognizes these facts that occurred in the year 2000, as the G-phenomena, a millennium cornerstone for the rapid development of scalable distributed systems evolved around the Grid and Cloud computing paradigms.

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K. Skala, D. Davidović, T. Lipić and I. Sović, "G-Phenomena as a Base of Scalable Distributed Computing —G-Phenomena in Moore’s Law," International Journal of Internet and Distributed Systems, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2014, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.4236/ijids.2014.21001.

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