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The International Desktop Grid federation brings together every one interested in the world in Desktop Grid computing and related technologies.



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Register now for the Joint European DCI Summer School

EDGI will organize a joint DCI Summer School with EMI, IGE, EGI-Inspire, StratusLab and... Read More AboutRegister now for the Joint European DCI Summer School »

EDGI submits 10,000 jobs to Desktop Grid at EGI User Forum

At the EGI User Forum, held in Vilnius, Lithuania, the EDGI project for the first time... Read More AboutEDGI submits 10,000 jobs to Desktop Grid at EGI User Forum »

Desktop Grids at Russian HPC conference

The DEGISCO ISA RAS team - founding member of IDGF -  participated in a PAVT'2011 which... Read More AboutDesktop Grids at Russian HPC conference »

Desktop Grids at EGI UF in Vilnius final programme available

For the attendees of the EGI UF in Vilnius, Lithuania we created a virtual document bag .... Read More AboutDesktop Grids at EGI UF in Vilnius final programme available »

Slides Tapei tutorial available

The slides from the presentations of the 6th IDGF tutorial in Taiwain are now available . So... Read More AboutSlides Tapei tutorial available »

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IDGF Desktop Grid training programme

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IDGF is working on a certification service for:

  • Consultants
  • Trainers
  • Applications
  • Technical support

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  • Regional chapters: Hungarian Chapter, Dutch Chapter, Sout-East Asian  Chapter, Russian Chapter, Chinese Chapter.

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Are you operating a Volunteer Desktop Grid and want to increase the number of volunteers?

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You can connect your computer or infrastructure to (other) Desktop Grids or eScience infrastructures. Looking to run applications? Could be the one you want to use is already ported and certified.


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Stichting International Desktop Grid Federation (IDGF)
Manuscriptstraat 32
1321 NN, Almere
The Netherlands

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secretariat {[at}]desktopgridfederation [[dot}} org

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The International Desktop Grid Federation is supported by The IDGF-SP project:

And previous by the  EDGI and DEGISCO projects:

Disclaimer Disclaimer

The International Desktop Grid Federation (IDGF) is set up to be long-lived.

At present, the IDGF organisation is working hard to getting into shape the permanent framework for the organisation structure.

In future IDGF will have paid membership fee for some categories and paid services because IDGF aims to attract active members that really benefit from the services.

IDGF will advise all existing members in advance when shifting from free to paid membership.