News and Announcements

March 18, 2004 CrossGrid passes successfully its second-year external review.
January 28-30, 2004 AxGrids 2004
January 24-28, 2004 CrossGrid Integration Workshop and Conference hosted by HPCL.
January 20-23, 2004 ANWIRE Winter School on Middleware hosted by HPCL.
October 1, 2003 Marilena Georgiadou joins HPCL as Special Scientist.
September 1, 2003 Maria Poveda joins HPCL as Project Manager and Quality Engineer.
June 20, 2003 Alexandros Koutsimbelas and Artemis Artemiou join HPCL as summer students.
May 16, 2003 Release of Software Requirements Specification v1.2 for GridBench.
March 26, 2003

CyGrid hosts Grid Day in Nicosia (March 26) and APART Workshop in Larnaca (March 27, 28).

February 19,2003 CyCA officially approved by EDG.
January 28, 2003 Article on 1st Year Activities of CyGrid (in pdf).
January 15, 2003

CrossGrid Activity hosted in the new High-Performance Computing Laboratory ((pic. 1, pic. 2, pic. 3).

A picture of the CyGrid cluster.

December 18, 2002 CPS for CyGrid updated.
November 14,2002 CyGrid 3rd Seminar: Grid Benchmarking: Related Work and Progress Report -- George Tsouloupas
November 7, 2002 CyGrid 2nd Seminar: Job Submission under DataGrid and Globus Middleware, Wei Xing

Information leaflet on High-Performance Computing Laboratory published (pdf).

November 4, 2002 The next APART workshop to be held in Cyprus, 26-28 March, 2003.


  • 26 March: Grid day. Meeting with people from other grid projects working in performance analysis. An opportunity for discussion, dissemination and cross-fertilisation.
  • 27-28 March: focus on APART issues:
    • Performance control (a highlighted topic this time)
    • Performance monitoring and analysis
    • Other APART topics
Organisers: Marios Dikaiakos (University of Cyprus), Michael Gerndt (Technical University Munich), Graham Riley (University of Manchester), Zsolt Nemeth (MTA SZTAKI)
October 9, 2002 Mr Theodoros David joins the HPCL as Special Scientist.
October 7, 2002 High-Performance Computing Laboratory officially approved by the Senate of the University of Cyprus.

See presentation on HPCL.

September 1, 2002 Mr Wei Xing joins the local CrossGrid group as Research Associate, coming from TU Berlin.
August 30, 2002 Publication of first version of Design Document for GridBench CG2.3-D2.2-v1.0-UCY005-GridBenchDesign.pdf)
August 12, 2002 Publication of Software Requirements Specification for GridBench, version 1.1 (CG2.3-D2.1-v1.1-UCY001-SRS.pdf)
July 23, 2002 Establishment of the Global Grid Forum Research Group on Grid Benchmarking.
July 10, 2002 Lunch-seminar by Demetris Zeinalipour, University of California, Riverside
Title: A Quantitative Analysis of the Gnutella Network Traffic
Monday, July 14, 13:00-14:00, Room TBA

Lecture by prof. Thomas Fahringer, University of Vienna
Title: ASKALON: A Tool Set for Cluster and Grid Computing
Thursday, July 11, Room A019, 18:00-19:00

June 17, 2002 Call for expressions of interest on CyGrid. Download CyGrid's information leaflet, complete your information and mail it to us! The leaflet is in pdf format, and is written in Greek. An English version will appear soon.
April 2002       Open positions

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