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Issue 33: iSGTW 18 July 2007

 Feature - ArchaeoGrid: a window to the past

Image © Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved.

The life of an archaeologist never was much like the life of Indiana Jones, and, as the field progresses, it becomes even less so.

Statistical resources such as large data sets, complex models, and abundant computing power are becoming as important to the archaeologist’s toolbox as a notebook, dusting brush, and possibly even a bullwhip.

Step into the past with ArchaeoGrid: a grid-powered project in the testbed phase and seeking the funding that will allow it to go into production.

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Opinion - Distributed database tools

 From Moore to Metcalf: the network as the next data platform
Data-intensive applications are becoming increasingly distributed, but can conventional database technology keep up?

Michael J. Franklin argues there are better ways to count beans.

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Feature - Brazilian grids

 São Paulo State University celebrates one year of grid success
Just one year old, Brazil’s GridUNESP provides the distributed campuses of São Paulo State University with a new doorway to the world.

Now linked with grid projects across the planet, GridUNESP celebrates its first birthday.

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Acronym of the week

Evolution. Survival of the fittest. Its such a clever system we’re trying to simulate it. And its so complex we need grid computing to power those simulations.

The result? Grid-based Artificial Evolution.

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Image of the week

Does this compute? Not really

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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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