This release comes with a new installation procedure, improvements in job state polling and some bug fixing. It also includes a technology preview of new execution drivers for CREAM (Computing Resource Execution And Management), used in gLite, and OGSA-BES (Open Grid Services Architecture-Basic Execution Service), the OGF specification for remote job management. Find more information in the release notes.
This development campaign has been partially funded by the IGE project (Initiative for Globus in Europe), started in October 2010, which aims to support and enhance the provision of Globus Grid software to European e-Infrastructures, like EGI (European Grid Infrastructure).
Your feedback on the functionality included in this release is highly appreciated, as well as any idea you could have about missing functionality.