GILDA Status and Recent Activities in Grid Training

  • Marco Fargetta
  • Diego Scardaci
  • Roberto Barbera
Conference paper


The increasing digital divide makes scientists, educators, and students from many parts of the worlds not able to take advantage of last ICT developments. Therefore, many countries are increasingly marginalised as the world of education and science becomes increasingly Internetdependent. The Grid INFN Laboratory for Dissemination Activities (GILDA) provides a Grid training infrastructure used to spreads the Grid technology to a wider range of users. So far several scientific communities such as biologists, physicists and many others have been successfully supported. Currently, GILDA is the choice infrastructure for the EUAsiaGrid project training activity which aims at creating new Grid communities in Asia. The training on GILDA allows new users to experienced this new technology and understand their requirements before to perform expensive investments. In this contribution we will report on the latest status of GILDA services and on the training activities recently carried out in the supported projects.


Training Event Grid Environment Certification Authority Grid Infrastructure Grid Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Fargetta
    • 1
  • Diego Scardaci
    • 1
  • Roberto Barbera
    • 1
  1. 1.INFNFrascatiItaly

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