Distributed Systems Group

University of Portsmouth

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The e-Science OGSA Testbed


This is a one-year project funded by EPSRC via the e-Science programme. The Distributed Systems Group (DSG) is managing the project, which also involves Daresbury Laboratory, Manchester, Reading, and Westminster universities. The objective of the project is to install and test the middleware based on the Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA) that was recently released, and then deploy a number of applications on the testbed.


March 21: Using the emerging Grid Infrastructure - a short summary of the recent OGSA Testbed workshop. Workshop talks and abstracts are available on-line.

February 21: A tutorial for creating WSRF based services using WSRF::Lite is available on the IBM Developer Works.

February 21: GridSphere and Portlet Workshop, March 03-04, 2005, e-Science Institute, Edinburgh.

February 21: UK e-Research Projects Work-in on Portlets, February 28 - March 02, 2005, e-Science Institute, Edinburgh.

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November 6-12: SC 2004, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, USA.

August 31 - September 3: UK e-Science Programme All Hands Meeting, East Midlands Conference Center, Notthingham, UK.

June 21-25: SPI GRID Summer Workshop, Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy, The University of Texas at Brownsville, USA.

June 6-10: GGF-11, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Check out Tutorials

June 4-6: HPDC-13: IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Distributed Computing, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

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If you have any comments regarding this project, please contact us.

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