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In the Wake of the Higgs Boson: Helix Nebula – The Science Cloud

Jul 9, 2012 |

Announced earlier this year, the pan-European cloud computing project, Helix Nebula – the Science Cloud, brings together select IT service providers with leading research institutions, CERN, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). Representatives from all three centers will take part in a joint keynote session at the ISC Cloud conference, taking place this September in Mannheim, Germany. In this brief Q&A, they share their perspectives on the initiative and provide an outline of what’s to come.

To Space and Beyond: The Rise of Research-driven Cloud Computing

Mar 22, 2010 |

As the cloud replace the grid, research organizations are making the switch.

Grid in a Cloud: Processing the Astronomically Large

Oct 7, 2009 |

European Space Agency melds grid and cloud computing to process massive datasets.