SecPAL v1.1 Now Available

Just got a note from Jason that SecPAL 1.1 is available – this is great – take a look at the codeplex site for more details – Jason/Blair and team, you’re doing great things…let’s see if the community recognize what you’ve been up to… Summary of New Features in the SecPAL Research Release v1.1 SecPAL…

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LinuxInsider: Security: Microsoft Invites Collaboration With Grid Computing Research

Article on SecPAL from LinuxInsider… Microsoft Invites Collaboration With Grid Computing Research Microsoft’s Security Policy Assertion Language, or SecPAL, is the company’s attempt to develop a language for expressing decentralized authorization policies. The software firm hopes that making available the implementation and design information from its SecPAL project will encourage the security and grid research…


SecPAL Preview Release for Microsoft .NET

Grid folks and security researchers should be interested in the SecPAL preview release – The goal of the SecPAL project is to develop a language for expressing decentralized authorization policies, and to investigate language design and semantics, as well as related algorithms and analysis techniques. SecPAL Preview Release for Microsoft .NET The Security Policy Assertion Language…

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BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Your PCs forecast climate future

It’s great to see the climateprediction.net folks getting fantastic uptake on the community computation simulation – over 250,000 users…as a sponsor of the effort, it’s great to see those idle cycles going to good use. Your PCs forecast climate future Climateprediction.net uses the power of thousands of ordinary PCs A computer model of climate run…


Mundie: Science as a Web Service

I realized I forgot to post about Craig Mundie’s article in the March/April Technology Review – Science as a Web Service XML can supercharge research. <…> XML is also one of the enabling technologies for grid computing and Web services, which will revolutionize the scientific community in the coming decade by enabling the free exchange…


Shibboleth and ADFS Interoperability &ndash; this is now a reality!

Glad to see this use fo the Shibboleth ADFS Integration: An extension allowing a Shibboleth 1.3 IdP to integrate with Microsoft’s Active Directory Federation Service.  Shibboleth and ADFS Interoperability – this is now a reality! Last week, the efforts of Microsoft, the JISC, London School of Economics, Neath Port Talbot and Oxford Computer Group delivered proof of…


HPC Leaders Demonstrate Interoperability Using OGF Specs

Saw this demo while at SC06 today – this is great news for folks looking to use HPC clusters. The Open Grid Forum (OGF) announced its interoperability demonstration at the Supercomputing 2006 (SC06) conference showing the work being done towards interoperable high performance computing (HPC). Organizations participating in the demonstration include Altair Engineering, CROWN, EGEE,…


Microsoft Enhances Interoperability With Open Virtualization Format: virtualization format software freely available to all.

 From the Microsoft Interoperability Web site – Microsoft Enhances Interoperability With Open Virtualization Format BRUSSELS, Belgium — Oct. 17, 2006 — Microsoft Corp. today announced at the Interoperability Summit in Brussels that its virtualization format technology will now be available under its Open Specification Promise (OSP), an irrevocable promise from Microsoft to every individual and organization…


SQL Server Hosting Toolkit… Launched !

It would be interesting to see someone test out the SQL Server Hosting Toolkit for publishing their scientific data – imagine capturing it locally and then publishing it to a Science SQL hosting service, so all the other researchers in your space could test out their algorithms on your datasets. Details on the Database Publishing Wizard…


Managed MPI Wrapper

Saw this on Developer Blog – it would be great to see the managed MPI wrapper…. Managed MPI Wrapper MPI is a widely used programming interface to develop parallel applications. .Net is also the one of the most popular framework used in Windows Platform. How can we develop a MPI application under the .Net framework? Here…