During JavaOne last month, we announced the Sun Grid Compute Utility
for the Netbeans IDE. This new plug-in lets the developers
do a number of cool things:
- Use the new Sun Grid Application project type to develop a java
application directly in Netbeans
This is a Java application
project configured for one click packaging, deployment, and
execution on the Sun Grid Compute Utility.
- For all project types (Java and otherwise
you can manage resources, jobs, and "runs" on Sun Grid Compute Utility
The new plugin also includes wizards to greatly simplify many of the
typical uses of Sun Grid Compute
-- "Create Sun Grid Resource" wizard:
Lets you select multiple files on your desktop, create a ZIP file and
then upload as a resource to Sun Grid, all in a single step.
-- "Download Sun Grid Output" wizard: Download your job output,
unpack it, view it - or - open it using an application of
Check out this really cool demonstration of the plug-in in
action during James' keynote in Javaone...