Blog Archive, May 2011

Blog Archive

May 2011

  • Research from the coffee shop

    May 09, 2011  |  Ian Foster

    As I pondered what tone to setting for this blog, I tried to put myself in the shoes of the professional researcher. While I’ve lived that life, the everyday life...

  • Welcome!

    May 09, 2011  |  Ian Foster

    Welcome to the Globus Online blog! On these pages we plan to present/discuss/debate a range of topics dear to the hearts of computational researchers: data movement, information sharing and collaboration,...

  • May 2011 User of the Month: NERSC

    May 11, 2011  |  Paul Dave

    We are very pleased to see so many of our users utilizing Globus Online to support their scientific research -- this week I heard one user had moved 6TB of...

  • GO Behind the Scenes: Globus Online relies on Amazon's EC2

    May 16, 2011  |  Stuart Martin

    I am delighted to write this inaugural post for "GO Behind the Scenes" -- our Dev column in the new Globus Online (GO) blog. Entries could come from any member...

  • When Trivial Becomes Critical: File Transfer and its Role in Genomic Sequencing

    May 19, 2011  |  Brigitte Raumann

    I think I can speak for most biologists when I say I never thought I would be worrying about file transfer. Compute power, yes. Storage space, maybe. But file transfer?...

  • Getting a Bigger 'N' for Studies of Rare Conditions

    May 25, 2011  |  Lee Liming

    I get a kick out of seeing "ordinary" information technologies make new kinds of science possible. For example, the ability to move and share digital data is a pretty mundane...