Summer School : "GridKa School 2013 : Big Data, Clouds and Grids"

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Web site: http://gridka-school.scc.kit.edu/2013/

Dates: August 26, 2013 - August 30, 2013

Location: Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (Germany)

GridKa School 2013

The International GridKa School is one of the leading summer schools for advanced computing techniques in Europe. It provides a forum for scientists and technology leaders, experts and novices to facilitate knowledge and information sharing. It also features a series of expert talks covering fundamental and theoretical aspects together with hands-on sessions and workshops giving participants an excellent opportunity to gain the practical experience on techniques and tools. The summer school targets different groups, from newcomers to cloud and grid to advanced users and administrators, graduate and PhD students.
GridKa School is hosted by Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), and is organized by KIT and the HGF Alliance "Physics at the Terascale".

 

Technical Program

The technical program covers the broad range of the dynamic research areas like:

  • Large scale data management
  • Multi-core computing
  • Effective programming
  • Cloud services and applications
  • Cloud installation and adminstration
  • Virtualization
  • GPU Computing
  • Storage technologies
  • Grid middleware adminstration
  • Security and incident management

Half of the school consists of the expert talks, which cover the fundamental and theoretical aspects of the topics. While the other half consists of the hands-on sessions and workshops, which give the participants the excellent chance to gain the practical experience on techniques and tools.

 

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