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Issue 168: iSGTW 31 March 2010

Scientific software goes parallel

Most scientists do their data analysis using commercial software over which they have little control. Yet, to take advantage of the multi-core processors new computers ship with, algorithms must be designed to run in parallel.

Luckily, many of the more popular scientific software packages have gone parallel. Some even offer versions or toolboxes that manage clusters or grids. iSGTW scoured the world of scientific software for the latest information on parallelization in scientific software.

Read on to find out more!

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Grid security vulnerabilities: keeping out of the headlines

Just how far do you have to go to secure the grid?

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Campus grids secret to productive grid sites

If campus grids are what make the most productive OSG sites tick, then how can we get more campus grid sites going? OSG investigated this very question in a recent workshop.

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Link of the week

eScience and Google Summer of Code

This summer, 1000 student programmers from around the world will get paid by Google to work with mentors on an open source project. For this week’s link round-up, we’ve collected a list of participating grid, cloud, and science-related open source organizations.

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Video of the week

Monitoring with the fishes

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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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