GARUDA is a collaboration of Scientific and technological researchers on a nation wide grid comprising of computational nodes, mass storage and scientific instruments. GARUDA aims to provide the technological advances require enabling data and computing intensive science and engineering applications for 21st Century. One of the GARUDA’s most important challenges is to strike the right balance between researchers and deployment of the innovation into complex scientific and engineering endeavors being under taken today.
The Garuda Middleware Stack 2, represents the next generation in the grid middleware technology, driving the National grid computing initiative, Garuda. This comprises of the enhanced components of the stack 1, along with new utility and frameworks for running the production grade grid computing infrastructure. The current version brings in reliable, fault-tolerant and scalable services for accomplishing unified authentication, advanced reservation, remote compilation, advanced job scheduling and accounting.