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National grid initiatives

National grids like those listed below combine national computing resources to create powerful grid computing resources. A full list of 42 National Grid Initiatives involved in the European Grid Initiative can be found here. Is your country not mentioned? Contact us to have it included.

D-Grid
DutchGrid
ENEAGRID
Fermilab Computing Division
Grid-Ireland
Hungrid 
MetaCentrum 
National Grid Service

NERSC
NorGrid 
Swegrid 
TeraGrid 
Thai National Grid 
TWGrid
Contact us to include your country's grid initiative

 

PROJECT DETAILS D-Grid Germany
SYNOPSIS The first D-Grid projects started in September 2005 with the goal of developing a distributed, integrated resource platform for high-performance computing and related services to enable the processing of large amounts of scientific data and information.

PROJECT DETAILS DutchGrid The Netherlands
SYNOPSIS DutchGrid is the platform for grid computing and technology in the Netherlands. Open to all institutions for research and test-bed activities, DutchGrid aims to coordinate various grid deployment efforts and to offer a forum for the exchange of experiences on grid technologies.

PROJECT DETAILS ENEAGRID Italy
SYNOPSIS

ENEAGRID makes use of GRID technologies to provide an integrated production environment including all the High Performance and High Throughput computational resources available in ENEA, the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment. Interoperability with other grid infrastructures is currently in operation.


PROJECT DETAILS Fermilab Computing Division Fermilab in the U.S.
SYNOPSIS

FermiGrid united Fermilab’s computing resources into a single grid infrastructure, changing the way that computing was done at the lab by improving efficiency and making better use of resources. Now involved in developing and supporting innovative computing solutions and services for Fermilab.


PROJECT DETAILS Grid-Ireland Ireland
SYNOPSIS Grid-Ireland fosters and promotes grid activities in Ireland, involving partnersacross the country..

PROJECT DETAILS Hungrid Hungary
SYNOPSIS Hungrid was the first official Hungarian Virtual Organisation of EGEE and has become a national alliance from which NGI_HU has emerged. Hungrid joins the grid resources of all national education and/or research institutes of the Hungarian Grid Competence Centre. The aim of Hungrid VO is to allow grid users of Hungarian academic and educational institutes to perform computing activities relevant for their research. Thus the VO functions as a catch-all for all the Hungarian participants that do not (yet) have an established VO in their respective field of research.

PROJECT DETAILS MetaCentrum Czech Republic
SYNOPSIS The MetaCentrum project, an activity of the CESNET association, covers a majority of activities concerning Grids, super-, cluster- and grid computing and/or high performance computing in general in the Czech Republic. MetaCentrum is responsible for building the National Grid and its integration to related international activities.

MetaCentrum operates and manages distributed computing infrastructure consisting of computing and storage resources owned by CESNET as well as resources of co-operative academic centres within the Czech Republic.

PROJECT DETAILS National Grid Service UK
SYNOPSIS The NGS aims to provide coherent electronic access for UK researchers to all computational and data based resources and facilities. Join their mailing list for up-to-the-minute NGS action..

PROJECT DETAILS NERSC National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center in the U.S.
SYNOPSIS

Users can access several NERSC resources via Globus grid interfaces using X509 grid certificates. NERSC is part of the Open Science Grid (OSG), and is available to select OSG Virtual Organizations for compute and storage resources.


PROJECT DETAILS NorGrid Norway
SYNOPSIS NorGrid aims to establish and maintain a national grid infrastructure in Norway. NorGrid is the Norwegian component in the third phase of the EGEE project.

PROJECT DETAILS Swegrid Sweden
SYNOPSIS Swegrid is a Swedish national computational resource, consisting of over 3000 cores spread out over 6 clusters at 6 different sites across Sweden. The sites are connected through the high-performance GigaSunet network.

PROJECT DETAILS TeraGrid U.S. supercomputing grid
SYNOPSIS TeraGrid aims to build and deploy the world's largest, fastest, most comprehensive, distributed infrastructure for open scientific research. It involves involves partners across the U.S. 
Read about TeraGrid in iSGTW
 
 

PROJECT DETAILS Thai National Grid Project Thailand
SYNOPSIS The Thai National Grid Project is a National Initiative on Grid Computing funded by the Royal Thai Government through the Software Industry Promotion Agency of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology. 
Read about a ThaiGrid application in iSGTW
 
 

PROJECT DETAILS TWGrid Taiwan
SYNOPSIS TWGrid is the Taiwanese grid and a member of global grid projects including EGEE and WLCG. Coordinated by Academia Sinica Grid Computing, TWGrid provides the grid-related technology and infrastructure support for the LHC experiments in Taiwan, as well as working to produce new grid-powered science applications to further international e-science advances.
Read about TWGrid in iSGTW
 
 

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