Domains partition the set of Edge Services.

Besides the properties usually associated to a partition (disjoint coverage) a Domain must satisfy another relevant requirement:

With respect to any relevant Network Service, bottlenecks are always located between Domains, and not inside.


This statement should correspond to a reasonable design strategy: an organization that offers a set of grid services, should provide an over-dimensioned interconnection between these services, and the access point.

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GGF7 --- Tokio, March, 2003