Welcome to GridKa School 2013
The International GridKa School is one of the leading summer schools for advanced computing techniques in Europe. The school provides a forum for scientists and technology leaders, experts and novices to facilitate knowledge sharing and information exchange. The target audience are different groups like grid and cloud newbies, advanced users as well as administrators, graduate and PhD students. GridKa School is hosted by Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). It is organized by KIT and the HGF Alliance "Physics at the Terascale".
The technical program covers the broad range of the dynamic research areas like:
- Large scale data management
- Multi-core computing
- Effective programming
- Cloud services and applications
- Cloud installation and adminstration
- GPU Computing
- Storage technologies
- Grid middleware adminstration
- Security and incident management
Half of the school consists of the expert talks, which cover the fundamental and theoretical aspects of the topics. While the other half consists of the hands-on sessions and workshops, which give the participants the excellent chance to gain the practical experience on techniques and tools.