Abstract of DoD/JavaOne 99 Java Grande Overview
We describe Java Grande -- definition, motivation and current status
- motivation discusses Java as a language and where it is clearly good and where it could be good!
- Describe 3 very different aspects of computation where Java can be used
The Java Grande Forum has numerical and distributed computing working groups and projects include
- study changes to Java and its runtime to enhance Grande applications and their programming environment
- community activity DATORR/computing Portal to define seamless interfaces allowing universal access to general hosts
Discuss Java for Parallel Computing including message passing passing (MPI) and data parallelism