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Issue 46: iSGTW 17 October 2007

 Open Grid Forum maintains focus on the 2010 goal

Craig Lee, newly appointed OGF President, welcomes delegates to this week’s OGF21.
Image courtesy of OGF

Now involving more than 300 organizations from 50 countries, the Open Grid Forum community has gathered at this week’s OGF21 to continue progress towards grids standards development.

Open Grid Forum Enterprise and Marketing Program Manager, John Ehrig, explains the goals and progress of this community-initiated not-for-profit organization.

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Technology - Testbed resources

 The GridSims: real tools for simulated parallel and distributed computing
Simulated resources allow developers to test grid algorithms and tools without tying up real grid resources.

Anthony Sulistio and Rajkumar Buyya introduce the GridSim toolkit.

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Feature - Health science

 Connecting the cancer community through grid technology
Cancer patients, physicians and researchers are combining their resources via a dedicated grid infrastructure.

caGrid developer Joel Saltz says connectivity is the key to progress in the fight against cancer.

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Link of the week

/Visualizing the state of your grid with GridMaps

Which of your grid sites are operational at any instant? How much does each site contribute to which virtual organization? How can you have all this information and more at your fingertips?

With GridMaps, a top-level grid services monitoring visualization.

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Image of the week

Stellar performance

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 iSGTW 22 December 2010

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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