New Storage Options Coming to Globus Users

October 27, 2015

At the SpectraSummit event in Boulder, Colorado, earlier this month, HPCwire learned of a developing partnership between storage vendor Spectra Logic and resear Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Floating Genomics to the Cloud with AWS

June 5, 2013

David Pellerin and Jafar Shameen, both of HPC Business Development at Amazon Web Services, gave a presentation at AWS Summit 2013 to discuss which industries and companies are using the cloud service to run HPC applications. The talk mostly centered on applications in genomics and the life sciences, as highlighted by a third speaker in Alex Dickinson, SVP of Cloud Genomics at Illumina. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

Grid Community Gathers in Prague

September 18, 2012

This week, over 400 participants from the European research-computing community - and some of their American partners - came together in one of Europe's most beloved cities, Prague. On Monday, GlobusEUROPE took over the third floor of the Hotel Clarion Congress, located in Vysocany, a modern section of the city, just 15 minutes away from the historic center of Prague and the famous Prague Castle. The remainder of the week, Tuesday through Friday, is dedicated to the European Grid Infrastructure Technical Forum. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Globus and Grid: Blazing Trails for Future Discovery

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…

By Elizabeth Leake

Live from GlobusWorld 2012

April 10, 2012

GlobusWorld 2012 kicked off today at Argonne National Laboratory outside Chicago. While the official conference starts tomorrow, day one was reserved for the pre-conference tutorials. The Globus team has a lot going on this year. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

GlobusWORLD Video Series: Ian Foster on Accelerating Science and Discovery

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…

By Nicole Hemsoth

GlobusWORLD Video Series: Steve Tuecke on Science, SaaS Synergies

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…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Grid Pioneer Ian Foster Discusses the Future of Science in the Cloud

February 24, 2011

In this interview, Ian Foster discusses the next logical steps beyond grid that leading to a major transformation in science. While there are new avenues opened via access to an unprecedented amount of computational power, there are still some challenges ahead. Foster details these issues and presents some updates from the Globus team, including information about Globus Online. Read more…

By Rich Wellner

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