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Register Now! FitSM Foundation Training and Certification - EGI CF'14 Helsinki

The FedSM project is offering another free foundation training and certification in IT Service Management according to FitSM. This course, split over Thursday and Friday (May 22-23), introduces IT Service management and the FitSM standard family that includes freely available templates, samples and guides. For those passing a short exam will receive a personal certification backed by TÜV SÜD.

Places are limited and must be reserved in advance, please contact training@fedsm.eu if you are interested in participating.


Webinar: Porting applications to the EGI Federated Cloud

This webinar provides a brief guide on how to integrate your application/web service onto the EGI Federated Cloud environment. The sessions does not aim to be exhaustive of the overall problem, but to provide a generic overview of the porting process.

The webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from to (Europe/Amsterdam).


IBERGRID 2014 - The 8th Iberian Grid Infrastructure Conference

Aveiro, Portugal, September 8-10, 2014

The IBERGRID 2014 call for papers is open. The IBERGRID conferences aim at promoting e-science activities and serve as a forum for researchers, application developers and infrastructure managers to exchange experiences, new ideas and research outcomes. 


6th International Workshop on Science Gateways, IWSG 2014

Science gateways are a community-specific set of tools, applications, and data collections that are integrated together via a web portal or a desktop application, providing access to resources and services of distributed computing infrastructures (DCIs). ...

Goodbye Karel

Karel Vietsch passed away on 23 February 2014

Karel Vietsch, TERENA’s Secretary General from March 1996 until March 2012, passed away on 23 February 2014.


Exploit the power of the European computer grid infrastructure for Structural Biology

A tutorial session

On the 31st March ITQB in Portugal will host the tutorial "Exploit the power of the European computer grid infrastructure for Structural Biology", which will provide a basic introduction to EGI grid technologies focussing on specific Structural Biology and Biophysics applications.


POSTPONED EGI Webinar - EGI's Federated Cloud Solution

Due to unforeseen circumstances the webinar planned for Wednesday the 12th of February at 10am CET on EGI's Federated Cloud solution has had to be postponed. This will be rescheduled in the near future. The presentation by David Wallom will be aimed ...

How to keep your VM images small

In our last post, we showed how to shrink VM image templates without altering the essential contents of the image. Today, we would like to show more about how to keep images small in the first place. Starting with the installation of the operating system within the image, via the selection of packages, the handling of data and the use of various storage types, we are going to show you the tools that are available to create minimal images.


EGI Community Forum 2014: extension of submission deadline

The submission deadline for sessions, workshops and tutorials for the the EGI Community Forum 2014 is now extended to the 15th of January


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