September 13, 2012
As participants from around the world make their way to Prague for the EGI Technical Forum, grid-enabled tools continue to facilitate global collaboration. Grid computing provides the backbone for a wide range of research, all the way from basic science to once-in-a-lifetime breakthroughs, like the recent achievements surrounding the elusive Higgs boson particle. Read more…
January 24, 2012
When Blue Waters comes online this year, scientists will be able to spend more time on actual research, thanks in part to Globus Online, a cloud-based managed file transfer service. The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) selected Globus Online for its ability to move and synchronize files reliably between multiple locations without the need to install complex software. Read more…
April 15, 2011
This week we sat down with Ian Foster, grid luminary and Director of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago to discuss some of the fundamental changes in how IT trends are reshaping research and progress. We also explore some of Foster's ideas about grid computing and its evolution over the course of the last several years. Read more…
April 14, 2011
During this week's GlobusWORLD event at Argonne National Laboratory, we took time out to discuss grid and cloud movements and new developments in web-delivered services that are allowing scientists to shed IT concerns and get back to focusing on research. Read more…
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Whether it's for fraud detection, personalized medicine, manufacturing, smart cities, autonomous vehicles and many other areas, advanced-scale computing has exploded beyond the realm of academia and government and into the private sector. And with data-intensive workloads on the rise, commercial users are turning to HPC-based infrastructure to run the AI, ML and cognitive computing applications that their organizations depend on.
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