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Issue 12: iSGTW 21 February 2007

 Widening the Gateway to India

The 'Gateway to India' in Mumbai.

By typing in a simple command on Monday February 12 Gavin McCance initiated the first file transfer between CERN and India on the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid.

Connection via the WLCG will give Indian researchers the same level of access to LHC particle physics experiments as researchers in European or North American countries.

This new connection highlights the growing ability of distant members within international collaborations to play a vital role in basic operations.

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Feature - Events

 Ensuring a Grid Without Boundaries
Ever wondered how one digital certificate can let you into grids all over the world? The European Policy Management Authority for Grid Authentication ensures that electronic identities work across boundaries. At last month’s meeting the growing EUGridPMA considered bids for accreditation from Europe and Africa.

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Feature - Applications

 Making the Earth Move
An ambitious group of more than 40 institutions, together called the Southern California Earthquake Center, is building earthquake modeling capabilities to transform seismology into a predictive science similar to weather forecasting.


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Link of the Week

 New to Grid Computing?
As part of their resources for developers, IBM offers an introduction to grid computing. On their page “New to grid computing” they address questions like “What is grid computing?” “Why is it important?” and “Can I build a grid today?”

Visit the Web site to learn more.


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 Image of the Week

Man and Motherboard

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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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