Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Training Roadmap for New HPC Users

The TeraGrid 11 conference was held in Salt Lake City, July 18-21, 2011. The goal of the conference is to “..showcase the capabilities, achievements, and impact of the TeraGrid in research and education.”  I will write about some of the … Continue reading

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TeraGrid Science Highlights 2010

After 10 years of service to the national science and engineering community, the TeraGrid project has ended. It has been replaced by XSEDE, Extreme Science and Engineering Digital Environment. The TeraGrid project recently published a brochure of the science highlights … Continue reading

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An Astronomy Computing Today Word Cloud

I thought I would have a change of scenery this week and have a little fun. I went to the wordle web site and created a word cloud, which takes the words in the blog posts since I started the … Continue reading

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The Astrophysics Source Code Library

The Astrophysics Source Code Library is a free on-line reference library of astrophysical source codes  used to generate results published in or submitted to a refereed journal. The library housed on the discussion forum for Astronomy Picture of the Day … Continue reading

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Magellan: Experiences From A Science Cloud

This is the title of a paper presented  by Lavanya Ramakrishnan et al. at the ScienceCloud2011 workshop (paper; slides). Magellan is a project funded through the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program, to investigatethe use of … Continue reading

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