SDSC’s Gordon to Help Guide Future of Particle Physics

April 11, 2013

Gordon, a supercomputer at the San Diego Supercomputing Center on the campus of the University of California at San Diego is helping point the direction of the Large Hadron Collider's next research project. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

HTC, Big Data and the God Particle

March 29, 2013

Contributor Miha Ahronovitz traces the history of high throughput computing (HTC), noting the particularly enthusiastic response from the high energy physics world and the role of HTC in such important discoveries as the Higgs boson. As one of the biggest generators of data, this community has been dealing with the "big data" deluge long before "big data" assumed its position as the buzzword du jour. Read more…

By Miha Ahronovitz

HTC, Big Data and the God Particle

March 29, 2013

Contributor Miha Ahronovitz traces the history of high throughput computing (HTC), noting the particularly enthusiastic response from the high energy physics world and the role of HTC in such important discoveries as the Higgs boson. As one of the biggest generators of data, this community has been dealing with the "big data" deluge long before "big data" assumed its position as the buzzword du jour. Read more…

By Miha Ahronovitz

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

US Scientists Analyze First LHC Data Through the Open Science Grid

February 24, 2010

Large Hadron Collider gives computing infrastructure a workout. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

TeraGrid ’09: OSG and TeraGrid Collaboration

July 6, 2009

Paul Avery, a recognized leader in advanced grid and networking for science, delivered the first keynote address at the recent TeraGrid '09 conference in Arlington, Virginia. A professor of physics at the University of Florida, Avery is co-principal investigator and founding member of the Open Science Grid (OSG). Avery talked about the history of OSG, some of the projects that leverage its resources, and OSG's relationship with TeraGrid. Read more…

By Elizabeth Leake

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