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Announcement - IX DOSAR Workshop, 6-8 April

An aerial view of the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge, where the event will take place.

Registration for the ninth DOSAR Workshop, which takes place 6-8 April 2010 in Pilanesburg, South Africa, is now open.

The Distributed Organization for Scientific and Academic Research (DOSAR) congregates institutions from the southern US, Latin America, and South Africa that are involved in the development of grid computing technology for major high energy physics experiments.

The DOSAR Workshop series is designed as an instrument to improve the relationship among all groups and exchange information about the latest developments in the various analysis centers.

This workshop will be held at the Kwa Maritane Game Lodge, which is in Pilanesburg, two hours drive from Johannesburg, South Africa. The local organizing committee is the University of Johannesburg.

The workshop will cover:

  • Shared infrastructure
  • Storage element - design strategy, topology, file system, configuration, expandabilit
  • Physics at the computing frontier: GPGPU, VM, fault tolerance issues
  • Analysis of early data
  • Issues on setting up Tier 3s initial stage up to larger Tier 3s
  • Beyond HEP

For more information, visit the event website. Or to register, please send email to a member of the Organizing Committee, listed below:

Dick Greenwood Louisiana Tech University

Horst Severini University of Oklahoma

Simon Connell University of Johannesburg

Patrick Skubic University of Oklahoma

Jaehoon Yu University of Texas at Arlington


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