AmLight ExP Newsletter January-March 2017
South American Astronomy Coordination Committee (SAACC) Meeting Spring 2017
January 10-11, 2017
Hosted by FIU CIARA, the AmLight SAACC Spring meeting took place on January 10-11, 2017 at the Kovens Conference Center at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus. The two-day meeting was organized in 2 parts: SAACC Meeting on Tuesday, January 10th, and Engineering Meeting on Wednesday, January 11th. The meeting gathered participants from several universities, organizations and research institutions from USA, Latin America, and Europe … Read More
R&E Community Investment in National-footprint Network Services (RECINNS) Workshop
January 5, 2017
Dr. Julio Ibarra attended the R&E Community Investment in National-footprint Network Services (RECINNS) Workshop in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Ibarra discussed his paper, containing thoughts about future requirements in response to a call for papers issued at the Internet2 Technology Exchange in September.The objectives of the workshop were to begin to engage the community in developing requirements for future infrastructure investments and to articulate next steps for further discussion … Read More
The SPRACE / NCC Workshop on SDN technologies
February 14-17, 2017
Jeronimo Bezerra, the AmLight ExP Chief Network Engineer, presented the latest AmLight ExP developments at the SDN All Hands Meeting hosted by SPRACE / Unesp’s Scientific Computing Center (NCC). The event focused on Kytos, the SDN controller developed by the NCC team as part of the R & D project funded by the Huawei. Kytos, first introduced at the SuperComputing 2016 conference, is being used to solve current network problems, and creating new applications using the controller will be explored during the event … Read More (Portuguese), (English)
Building Next-Generation International Networks at 16th Annual ON*VECTOR Photonics Workshop
February 22-23, 2017
ON*VECTOR 2017 Workshop was sponsored by NTT Network Innovation Laboratories and hosted by the Calit2’s Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego (UCSD/Qi). Dr. Michael Stanton, Director of RNP Brazil, gave a talk “Building Next-Generation International Networks” describing network connectivity in South America including details for AmLight ExP … Read More
Florida International University hosted GENI Regional workshop (GRW) & GENI Engineering Conference (GEC25)
March 13-15, 2017
A GENI Regional workshop (GRW) was hosted at Florida International University’s Koven’s Conference Center on March 13th, 2017. The GENI Engineering Conference (GEC25) followed on March 14th and 15th. AmLight ExP PI, Julio Ibarra, and Co-PI Heidi Morgan were awarded an NSF workshop grant for the event.  GENI (Global Environment for Network Innovations) provides a virtual laboratory for networking and distributed systems research and education … Read More
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