The Windows Azure for Research training is presented to select research community audiences. The audiences are predominantly practicing research scientists with at least basic software development skills. The default course is split into two days. The first day focuses on helping attendees acquire a general understanding of cloud computing with Windows Azure. The second day focuses on using Windows Azure at scale. Specific instances of the course may revise this basic structure.
This slideset provides an overview of EGI and the service offerings that EGI has for Research Infrastructures. The slides have been prepared by Gergely Sipos, member of the EGI.eu User Community Support Team for a teleconference meeting with ELI-HU, the Hungarian pillar of the Extreme Light Infrastructure.
This slideset provides an overview of the EGI community and the key EGI entities and processes. Special emphasis is given to the user community support activities and user-facing services. The slides have been used by Gergely Sipos, member of the EGI.eu User Community Support Team, at a meeting that took place on the 25th of January 2013 and involved members of EGI.eu and the Dutch e-Science Centre (NLeSC).
This tutorial gives the readers an overview of the basic skills needed to initiate, execute and analyse the results of simple cost assessment exercises. It covers the key aspects of the different cost assessment methodologies and their optimal application areas. The end has been reserved for a tutorial on how e-FISCAL costing model works in practice as well as on basic cost considerations related to cloud adoption.