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IGT Grid-HPC WG Meeting: UNICORE - A European Grid Technology

THE NEXT GRID-HPC WORK GROUP MEETINGMonday, March 31th, 2008IGT Offices, Maskit 4, 5th Floor, HertzliyaAgenda:14:00-14:15: OPENING - Avner & Guy14:15-15:15: UNICORE - A European Grid TechnologySpeaker: Dr. Achim StreitHead of Division "Distributed Systems and Grid Computing"Jülich Supercomputing CenterInsitute for Advanced SimulationForschungszentrum Jülich GmbHAbstract: The development of UNICORE started back in 1997 with two projects funded by the German ministry of education and research (BMBF). UNICORE is a vertically integrated Grid middleware, which provides a seamless, secure, and intuitive access to distributed resources and data and provides components on all levels of a Grid architecture from an easy-to-use graphical client down to the interfaces to the Grid resources. Furthermore, UNICORE has a strong support for workflows while security is established through X.509 certificates. Since 2002 UNICORE is continuously improved to mature production ready qualit…