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Issue 8: iSGTW 24 January 2007

NullOpinion: grid, Grid or GRID?

To most in the community, choosing between grid, Grid or GRID probably isn’t their most pressing issue. But as trivial as capitalization may seem on the surface, how you spell “grid” reflects much about how you view the grid computing concept.

In this opinion piece, outgoing editor Katie Yurkewicz discusses her favorite question, and why it may matter more than you think.

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Feature - Events

Grid Contests Draw Participants from Three Continents
The annual Plugtests™ contest was the highlight of the third GRIDS@Work event in Sophia Antiopolis, France. Teams from around the globe raced to solve computational problems using a specially constructed grid.

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Feature - Science

The Fuel Cell Cometh
To make low temperature fuel cells more efficient and affordable, researcher Manos Mavrikakis and his team are using grid technology to search for faster, cheaper catalysts. With TeraGrid resources the team can predict the performance of alternate materials.

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Statistic of the Week

Number of regular users of the TeraGrid, up five-fold since the project's starting point of 600 users in 2004.

Source: Globus Consortium Journal

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Image of the Week

Understanding Galactic
Phenomena with WestGrid

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Call for Papers for CLADE 2007 Workshop
The CLADE 2007 workshop, Challenges of Large Applications in Distributed Environments, is currently accepting papers. The upcoming workshop will be held in conjunction with the 16th International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing in Monterey Bay, California, June 2007.

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Call for Papers for First IBERGRID Conference
The first annual IBERGRID conference will take place May 14–16 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The conference, which will be held alternately in Spain and Portugal, aims to aims to foster and promote R&D activities in Iberian countries and their links to Latin America.

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Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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