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Issue 77: iSGTW 4 June 2008

 Feature - Malaysia’s grid grows in power

Malaysia’s grid computing system, comprising several thousand CPUs at Mimos Bhd’s Technology Park Malaysia headquarters, has been successfully linked to the Enabling Grids for E-SciencE (EGEE).

Mimos, an applied research organization, said its KnowledgeGrid Malaysia gained a substantial increase in computing power from the link-up, allowing Malaysian researchers  to collaborate more efficiently and easily with counterparts outside the country.

KnowledgeGrid went through a three-month vetting process with EGEE to assess its performance and security qualities recently. “It had to meet several requirements, such as data fidelity, before it got the green light to join the European network,” said Ng Kwang Ming, Mimos senior manager for grid computing. “It is not a one-off process. EGEE will constantly reassess the performance quality of KnowledgeGrid to ensure that it is on par with the European grid,” Ng said.

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Feature - Profile

 Paola Celio: ARGO, ATLAS and growing the grid

Paola Celio got her start in particle physics, then moved on.

“I started working with grids because I was interested in using something that involves many people, and because it is a field that is evolving very quickly,” Celio explains.

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Feature - Project profile

 Competition for the Higgs

Amidst friendly rivalry, the Higgs’ search provides motivation for competing teams  to combine their analyses.

The two Tevatron experiments at Fermilab, CDF and D0, have nearly ruled out the hoped-for mass value for the Higgs boson . . .

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Link of the week

/GridCast hooks bloggers

At OGF23 in Barcelona, bloggers will provide a sneak-peek behind the scenes, as part of a GridCast that allows readers to share in the excitement of being there.

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Images of the week

/Grid Rap

How do you promote the use of grid-computing to young people?

With a rap song, of course. Preferably on YouTube . . .

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