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GRDI2020 Envisions New Science Paradigms

Sep 22, 2011 |

This week at the EGI Technical Forum in Lyon, France the lofty ten-year goals of the GRDI2020 project received a roadmap to allow for the creation of global research infrastructures. Central to this effort is the role of federation in cloud computing–as well as broader recognition of the challenges presented by the era of data-intensive science.

Cloud Policy and Protection on Europe’s Agenda

Jun 13, 2011 |

A workshop is set to address current policy, data protection and technology challenges in the path of Europe’s digital agenda.

European Cloud Projects Center Stage in Timisoara

Jun 13, 2011 |

Dr. Jose Luis Vazquez-Poletti highlights a number of notable cloud computing research efforts that received attention during the Second Workshop on Software Services: Cloud Computing and Applications based on Software Services held last week in Timisoara.

The Weekly Top Five

Jun 2, 2011 |

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover NERSC’s acceptance of its first petascale supercomputer, the potential for magnets to revolutionize computing; NCSA’s private sector supercomputer; the official debut of Australia’s MASSIVE supercomputer; and PRACE’s biggest supercomputing allocation yet.

IDC Has Plan to Get European Supercomputing Back on Track

Oct 27, 2010 |

IDC report recommends strategic investments to create globally-competitive European HPC market.

The Week in Review

Oct 7, 2010 |

Massachusetts high-performance computing center breaks ground; and GENCI orders a petascale supercomputer from Bull as part of the PRACE infrastructure. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.

Cloud Computing Differences Between U.S. And Europe

Apr 15, 2010 |

There is a lack of established data centers to serve European customers, giving those with an interest in cloud computing a reason to delay signing up.