Tag Archives: TeraGrid

How To Use Cloud Computing To Do Astronomy

This is a talk I gave jointly with my colleague Ewa Deelman (ISI, USC) at Caltech on May 9. I have had a number of requests to post the slides, so I will do so here:  Cloud IPAC May 9 gbb … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing: Is It Powerful and Can It Lead to Bankruptcy?

This is the title of a presentation I gave at the Space Telescope Science Institute on February 23.  You can view the talk as an  STScI Webcast Presentation. I talked about a brief history of cloud computing, then talked about … Continue reading

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Running Scientific Applications on Academic Clouds

Commercial clouds can prove expensive, especially for long term use of for massive data storage. This week I report on some experiments on processing Kepler data sets on academic clouds. We are trying to see whether these experimental clouds offer … Continue reading

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Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XXI

This annual, international software conference was held in Paris, France, from November 6 through 11, and was attended by roughly 300 people. This year’s topics were: GPUs in Astronomy and Beyond Cloud Computing and Virtualization Statistical Data Analysis and Knowledge … Continue reading

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GridCafe: Learn About Grid Computing

A number of people have asked if there is a good on-line resource where they can learn about Grid Computing. I can recommend GridCafe.org. It explains what grids are in straightforward language: “Imagine several million computers from all over 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 It has been replaced by XSEDE, Extreme Science and Engineering Digital Environment.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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