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Issue 31: iSGTW 04 July 2007

 Feature - Summer of learning: what’s with all these grid schools?

Scene from the Biomed GRID School, 14-19 May 2007, Varenna, Italy
It’s that time of year again: the snow melts, the skies turn blue, and grid summer schools appear across the planet. What’s the point of grid schools? What are the benefits of attending?

David Fergusson, manager of ICEAGE, a project dedicated to advanced grid education, found time between summer schools to provide EGEE’s Alison McCall with some answers.

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Opinion - Is BOINC grid?

 Volunteer computing: grid or not grid?

Around the world, one million computers participate in volunteer computing.

Is this grid computing? David Anderson, director of SETI@home and founder of BOINC, says “no.”

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Feature - Malaysian grid

 Malaysian universities urged to use grid
Malaysian universities are being encouraged to use the high performance computing facility MyREN for their research activities.

MyREN links 13 universities and research facilities across Malaysia, but is currently under-utilized.

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Acronym of the week

Ground-shaking grid-powered collaboration is order of the day at NEESit, otherwise known as the George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Cyberinfrastructure Center.

No wonder it needs an acronym!

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Image of the week

A rising valley

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

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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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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