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"Grid Confinement" - A Physicist perspective

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The following post should not be taken too seriously! If Grid Computing is so good but what we see practically is a complete chaos in the Data Center then there must exist an Anti-Grid that cancels all its benefits. If one tries to make an order and to split the Data Center into two separate sites then immediately Grid - Anti-Grid pairs are produced out of the vacuum and chaos is being restored.

Social Networks and Grid Computing - Some similarities

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There are some similarities between Social Networks, e.g. Facebook and Grid Computing. In the table below I mention a few. .

Mounting a memory stick under Linux

A short reminder for myself and for all those who are lost when no auto mount works: 1. Verify that the device is recognized in 'dmesg', write down the device name. e.g. /dev/sdb 2. mkdir /disk_on_key 3. mount -t vfat /dev/sdb /disk_on_key 4. at the end un-mount by: umount /disk_on_key Good luck!

GSS authentication failure - A question to the gt-users mailing list

I posted today the following question: I installed Globus version gt4.0.4-x86_64_rhas_4-installer on an Opteron node running CentOS 4.4. output of uname -a is: 2.6.9-55.0.2.ELsmp #1 SMP Tue Jun 26 14:14:47 EDT 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux In the globus-gatekeeper.log there is the following error message: T IME: Thu Oct 25 18:16:50 2007 PID: 14589 -- Notice: 6: globus-gatekeeper pid=14589 starting at Thu Oct 25 18:16:50 2007 TIME: Thu Oct 25 18:16:50 2007 PID: 14589 -- Notice: 6: Got connection xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx at Thu Oct 25 18:16:50 2007 GSS authentication failure GSS Major Status: General failure GSS Minor Status Error Chain: globus_gsi_gssapi: Error during delegation: Delegation protocol violation Failure: GSS failed Major:000d0000 Minor:00000002 Token:00000000 TIME: Thu Oct 25 18:16:50 2007 PID: 14589 -- Failure: GSS failed Major:000d0000 Minor:00000002 Token:00000000 I would appreciate any help resolving this problem Regards, Guy Tel-Zur ---------

Software Vulnerability: A new group in Facebook

I created a new group in Facebook to discuss and share knowledge in Software Vulnerability . I keep there references to relevant links and documents. You are welcome to join the group: Facebook | Software Vulnerability My page in Facebook (Note: In order to access the group you need first to login to your Facebook account) --Guy

The 9th edition of PhysicaPlus is on the air

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The Israel Physical Society (IPS) on-line magazine, PhysicaPlus, is published a few times a year both in English and in Hebrew and is an excellent source for semi-popular Physics articles. You are invited to visit PhysicaPlus

IGT Annual Event & Exhibition

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Dec. 3rd, 2007, The Next Generation Data Center Click on the image for further information: