TextGrid is a new Grid project in the framework of the German D-Grid initiative, with the aim to deploy Grid technologies for humanities scholars working on historical (German) texts. Its two roots, humanities computing and eScience (Grid computing used by research together with modern communication technologies), are the basis for TextGrid to provide… (More)
In Germany's D-Grid project numerous grid communities are working together to develop a common overarching grid. One major aim of D-Grid is thus to integrate the existing grid deployments and make them interoperable. The major challenge in this endeavor lies in the heterogeneity of the current implementations: three grid middleware and different VO… (More)
In Germany's D-Grid project numerous Grid communities are working together to providing a common overarching Grid infrastructure. The major aims of D-Grid are the integration of existing Grid deployments and their interoperability. The challenge in this endeavor lies in the heterogeneity of the current implementations: Three Grid middleware stacks and… (More)
Sustainable management of large amounts of research data is gaining in importance for research projects all over the world. The European project DARIAH aims to address this topic for the arts and humanities community. The DARIAH Bit Preservation, as a part of an archiving system for the arts and humanities, allows for a high performance, sustainable, and… (More)
ii Hiermit versichere ich, dass ich die Arbeit selbständig ver-fasst und keine anderen als die angegebenen Quellen und Hilfsmittel benutzt sowie Zitate kenntlich gemacht habe.