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GridKa School "Big Data, Cloud Computing and Modern Programming"
                                   September 1-5, 2014, Karlsruhe

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".


School Location

The school will take place at the Center for Advanced Technological and Environmental Training (FTU), Campus North, KIT. Campus North is located in Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen (about 12 km north of Karlsruhe). The school location will be connected with school hotel "Leonardo Hotel Karlsruhe" in Karlsruhe by a shuttle bus on each day during the school week. The bus timetable will be available shortly before the event.

How to reach GridKa School

Technical Program

The technical program covers the broad range of the dynamic research areas like:
  • Large scale data management
  • Multi-core computing
  • Effective programming
  • Development of mobile applications
  • Cloud services and applications
  • Cloud installation and adminstration
  • Virtualization
  • GPU Computing
  • Storage technologies
  • 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.


Our partners


Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)    Grid Computing Centre Karlsruhe  European Grid Initiative
 Inovex  Initiative for Globus in Europe
Large-Scale Data Management and Analyis  dCache  Physics at the TeraScale





GridKa School 2014

is scheduled for September 1st to 5th.


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