Certified Grid Computing Professional

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-
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Vskills certification for Grid Computing Professional assesses the candidate for a company’s grid computing and transformation needs. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in grid computing which include knowledge of technical concepts and terminologies, grid platform like OGSA and OGSI, technologies used in grids like SOA, XML and cluster, and implementation by Globus toolkit for the organization.

Why should one take this certification?

This certification is intended for professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression.

Earning Vskills Grid Computing Professional Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential.

Who will benefit from taking this certification?

Job seekers looking to find employment in computing, analysis department of various companies, students generally wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification

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Grid Computing professional are in great demand. Companies specializing in installation and management of grids are constantly hiring knowledgeable professionals. Various banks, telecom and IT companies also need grid computing professionals for data management and analysis.

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  • Evolution and generations
  • Need and benefits
  • Grid types
  • Technical terms
Distributed Computing
  • Internet Computing, peer-to-peer
  • Grid architectures and middleware
  • Computing on demand
  • DHT and DRMS
Enterprise Computing
  • Grid integration
  • Open grid services and WSRF
  • Computational economy and GRACE
Service Oriented Architecture
  • SOA basics
  • Design considerations
  • Development for the grid
Web Services
  • Web Services characteristics and architecture
  • Web Services protocols (WSDL, UDDI) concepts
  • Grid Services (WSRF, OGSI) concepts
Open Grid Services Architecture
  • OGSA Model and interfaces
  • OGSA basic services
  • Handles, references and notifications
  • Globus toolkit and OGSA
P2P Management
  • Characteristics
  • Data location and routing algorithms
  • Benefits and shortcomings
  • Scheduler role, features and selection
  • Scheduling algorithms and architecture
  • Common schedulers (OpenPB, Maui, Condor-G)
  • Workflow management systems
  • Workflow specification languages
Globus Toolkit
  • Concepts and architecture
  • Hosting environments
Grid Security
  • Certificate basics (X.509, PKI)
  • Java certificate services
  • Globus toolkit security libraries
Resource Management
  • Resource management models (AO, market, hierarchical)
  • Web services GRAM architecture
  • Network and memory management
Data Management
  • GridFTP
  • Multiple protocol usage
Web Service Resource Framework
  • WSRF basics and OSGI
  • Normative specifications
  • GT4 and WSRF
Message Passing Standards
  • MPI and MPI 2.0
  • MPICH2
  • Cluster application
  • HA and load balancing cluster
  • HPC clusters




  • Understanding the different generations, need and benefits of grids
  • Describing the different types of grids
  • Explaining various technical terminologies used in grid computing
Distributed Computing
  • Illustrating the various distributed computing models like internet computing, peer-to-peer, etc.
  • Detailing the different grid architectures and middleware used in grid computing
  • Explaining the concept of computing on demand, distributed hash table (DHT) and distributed resource management system (DRMS)
Enterprise Computing
  • Understanding the integration of grid in an enterprise
  • Describing the concept and application of open grid services and web services resource framework (WSRF) in enterprise grid
  • Explaining the impact of grids on economy and overview of GRACE research project
Service Oriented Architecture
  • Illustrating the concepts of SOA
  • Detailing the design considerations and development in SOA for the grid
Web Services
  • Describing the characteristics and architecture of web services
  • Detailing the different WSDL and UDDI web Services protocols
  • Understanding the concepts of grid services frameworks like WSRF and OGSI
Open Grid Services Architecture
  • Explaining the OGSA model and the interfaces offered
  • Illustrating the basic services offered by OGSA
  • Understanding the basics of handles, references and notifications in OGSA
  • Describing the relationship and usage of Globus toolkit with OGSA
P2P Management
  • Detailing the various characteristics of peer-to-peer systems
  • Illustrating the data location and routing algorithms used b napster, kazaa, etc.
  • Explaining the different benefits and shortcomings of p2p systems
  • Understanding the role, features and selection criteria of scheduler
  • Describing the various scheduling algorithms and architecture used in grids
  • Explaining the common schedulers like OpenPB, Maui, Condor-G used in grid computing environments
  • Illustrating the various workflow management systems like Karajan, triana, etc.
  • Detailing the different workflow specification languages used in grids like XLANG, GSFL, WSFL, etc.
Globus Toolkit
  • Understanding the concepts and architecture of open source globus toolkit (GT)
  • Explaining the various hosting environments for GT deployment
Grid Security
  • Describing the basics of security certificate like X.509 and PKI for implementing security in grid environment.
  • Illustrating security implementation by Java certificate services and globus toolkit security libraries
Resource Management
  • Detailing the various resource management models like AO, market, hierarchical, etc.
  • Explaining the web services GRAM architecture for resource management in GT
  • Illustrating the various network and memory management techniques
Data Management
  • Understanding file transfer using GridFTP and applying multiple protocols
Web Service Resource Framework
  • Explaining the concepts of WSRF and interlinking with OSGI
  • Describing the various normative specifications of WSRF
  • Illustrating interlinking of GT4 and WSRF for stateful services
Message Passing Standards
  • Detailing the various message passing protocols like MPI, MPI 2.0 and MPICH2
  • Explaining the usage of grids as cluster and their applications
  • Describing the concepts of high-availability, load balancing and high performing computing clusters

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