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Issue 43: iSGTW 26 September 2007

 Feature - Disaster management: in safe hands with FireGrid

Fire breaks out.

What should be your next move? How will you decide?

Every year fire damage that might have been avoided consumes millions of dollars and innocent lives.

FireGrid says better information is the key to reducing this impact, and they’re applying a combination of grid technology, virtual architecture and good old-fashioned fire fighting to the challenge.

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Feature - Happy birthday RDIG

 Fusion of disciplines powers Russian grid infrastructure
This month Russian researchers celebrate four years of the Russian Data Intensive Grid.

Tatiana Strizh says RDIG’s focus will stay with frontier technologies, including fusion and nanotechnology.

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Technology - Grid distribution

 LiveWN and gLiteDVD: true grid scavenging solutions
Set up grid worker nodes on the run, on virtual machines or on private neworks.

Fotis Georgatos discusses the progress and potential of distribution technologies LiveWN and gLiteDVD.

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Link of the week

/One-stop shop for WorldWideScience
Have the world’s scientific databases at your fingertips.

You can now search interconnected and international scientific databases through, a global gateway designed to help accelerate scientific discovery.

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Image of the week

World Trade Center North Tower at 0.37 seconds

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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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 Mark your calendar

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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