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Issue 62: iSGTW 20 February 2008

 Powering discoveries: Ranger set to fuel new era of scientific discovery

Ranger—the most powerful computing system in the world for open scientific research—entered full production on 4 February at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas at Austin, U.S.

With 62,976 microprocessor cores, Ranger is 50,000 times more powerful than today’s PCs and is now the largest computing resource on the U.S.-wide Teragrid. 

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Feature - Multimedia

 CineGrid: lend some power to your pixels
High-resolution digital content. A 10-foot by 5-foot rear projection stereoscopic screen. Four times high-definition resolution…   Interested?

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Feature - Storage technology

 New bridge over muddled waters of grid storage
Two islands of grid storage technology— Storage Resource Broker and Storage Resource Management—have been bridged.

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Link of the week

/Kung Fu Panda digs grids
Whats black and white and relies on a 4000-processor Linux cluster turbo-powered by grid computing?

Meet the grid-powered panda of the big screen.

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Image of the week

Keep your seatbelt fastened

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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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