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Prime Time for SAGrid

This week all 7 sites on SAGrid operational, publishing over 1300 cores and over 12 TB of permanent storage. Many more resources are physically installed and on others are on the way.

The Project The Project

SPECIAL (Supporting Virtual Research Communities across Italy and South Africa) project aims to improve the quality and robustness of the Italy-South Africa shared e-Infrastructure, make it able to run parallel applications based on protocols such as MPI, OpenMP, etc., and to develop high lever user interfaces, such as grid portals and Science Gateways10, to improve its usability and to widen the number of VRCs accessing it. The two main objectives will be pursued foreseeing in the work plan of the project important training and dissemination activities