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Issue 114: iSGTW 4 March 2009

Get it all with Grid Guide 

Want to know what science is on the grid, who the scientists are, and where they work?

Help is at hand with a new website launched today: GridGuide — an innovative introduction to the sites and sights that contribute to global grid computing. The launch of GridGuide comes as part of the EGEE User Forum.

While still a work-in-progress, the GridGuide website already allows visitors to explore an interactive map of the world, visiting a  sample of the thousands of scientific institutes involved in grid computing projects. Sites from 23 countries already appear on the guide, offering insider snippets on everything from research goals and grid projects to the best place to eat lunch . . .

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Feature - Falkon, from Globus   

Applications that run thousands of jobs can cause headaches. Huge numbers of job submissions to a site often cause bottlenecks and worse, and traditional techniques do not scale to today’s — let alone tomorrow’s — largest grids and supercomputers. A new framework, called Falkon, enables applications to scale up quite painlessly and use these large systems efficiently.

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Feature - Breaking news

 Stop the presses!

Here's the latest headlines, blogs, twitters and "newsbites" on what has been happening this week in Catania, Italy (host to the EGEE User Forum) and Livingston, Lousiana (home of the OSG All-Hands Meeting).

Biggest news so far: Amsterdam has been chosen as the host for EGI, ahead of seven other European cities, it was announced Monday . . . 

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Link of the week

/ "Survival Italian"

How do you say "How can I find a taxi" in Italian?

And if that is an easy one to work out, then what about the sentence "How can I submit my job?"

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Image of the week


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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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