The gLite distribution is an integrated set of components designed to
enable resource sharing. In other words, this is middleware for building
The gLite middleware is produced by the EGEE project. In addition to code developed within the project, the gLite distribution
pulls together contributions from many other projects, including LCG and VDT. The distribution model is to construct different services
('node-types') from these components and then ensure easy installation
and configuration on the chosen platforms (currently Scientific Linux
versions 4 and 5, and also Debian 4 for the WNs).
gLite middleware is currently deployed on hundreds of sites as part of
the EGEE project and enables global science in a number of disciplines,
notably serving the LCG project.
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