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Cloud computing and Grid computing e-Infrastructures link local cluster computer resources together. Federated Clouds are the most recent developments.

On a European scale organisations active include:

EGI: a general federated cloud (& Grid) open to every organisation (through national organisations)

Helix Nebula a special Cloud set up by a few big laboratories.


Compendium of e-Infrastructure requirements for the digital ERA

The original concept behind this publication was to prepare a collection of scientific use cases, including their requirements to inform subsequent engagement and outreach activities. The compendium comprises the following scientific cases: CTA, DARIAH, EMSO, Fusion, Hydro-metereology, Life Science, EISCAT-3D, Structural Biology and High Energy Physics.
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