Draft - not an approved document
Grid Computing in Germany started in 1997. Projects like D-Grid, EGEE and EGI-InSPIRE enabled the development of a heterogeneous and productive e-infrastructure. To ensure a sustainable and seamless operation of the existing e-Infrastructure a common understanding of policies and procedures is needed.
The GOP is a high level document without technical details. It is a permanent agreement signed by all partners. The GOP will be coordinated by the Grid Operations Centre (NGI-DE GOC) and include scope, definitions and the general policies.
Details will be put in annexes and appendixes.