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The power of sharing in OSG

~Chander Sehgal, OSG project manager, with Greg Moore The Open Science Grid (OSG) is a sharing ecosystem. It doesn't "own" any computing resources. Members of the OSG consortium connect their resources to perform computing for their experiments -- and also make available resources not currently in use for other OSG members’ experiments. The shared compute cycles are referred to as …

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Duke CI Connect

OSG “Connecting” at SC13

~Rob Gardner At this year’s Supercomputing conference in Denver we rolled out OSG’s newest campus grid, “Duke CI Connect.” The effort was a joint initiative of the OSG Campus Grids team, the Scalable Computing Support Center (SCSC) at Duke University led by Tom Millege, and the University of Chicago CI Connect team.  Following the “pattern” established by OSG Connect, the …

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Certificate-free job submissions

~Kevin Hill The Open Science Grid Security Team has undertaken a project to study the security of users sending jobs without certificates, in response to problems and concerns about the certificate management process. Certificate management has required a measure of manual work to request, install, and renew certificates, possibly in multiple machines or browsers. Manual approvals of certificate requests can …

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Tim_Cartwright

Appointment of Tim Cartwright as permanent OSG Software Team Manager

~Brian Bockelman OSG Technology Area Lead We are very pleased to announce that the OSG Executive Team has endorsed the transition of Tim Cartwright from being the interim to the permanent lead of the software team. We look forward to the continued success of the OSG software activity under Tim's leadership.  

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Edgar

New OSG software team member

~Frank Wuerthwein Please welcome Edgar Fajardo, a new full-time member of the OSG software team, who will be located at the University of California, San Diego. Edgar Fajardo grew up in Bogotá and graduated from the University Los Andes (Bogota) with degrees in computer science and mathematics. For the last two and a half years, he was working at CERN …

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Clemmie_OSG_Dec13

Change in OSG Support Team

~Ruth Pordes OSG Council Chair In the next couple of months Kimberly Myles will be transitioning out from her support activities in OSG. She will be replaced by Clementine Jones (pictured here) who will be helping with the editing and publishing of the newsletter and other communications functions. We thank Kimberly for her always excellent contributions and welcome Clemmie to the …

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Rob Quick

OSG CIC webcast on Galaxy-based BLAST submission to OSG

A recording of the OSG Campus Infrastructues Series (CIC) webcast on Galaxy-based BLAST submission to OSG is now available via the following link. Abstract In an attempt to join Indiana University bioinformatics researchers to compute resources provided by the Open Science Grid, the National Center for Genomic Analysis Support (NCGAS) along with Indiana University's High Throughput Computing (HTC) group have …

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