AmLight ExP Newsletter July – September 2018
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LSST Network Team at Supercomputing Conference (SC18)
In November 12-15, 2018 @ NSCA booth #3635
Come and join us at the exhibition floor at the Supercomputing Conference (SC18) (NSCA booth #3635) for a large data transfer demonstration at rates consistent with those required for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) operations. The primary goal of the demonstration is to use as much bandwidth as possible in a disk-to-disk transfer approach from a DTN at the LSST Base in La Serena Chile to a DTN at National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois … Read More
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RedCLARA open a 100Gbps link between Chile, Panama and the United States

October 11, 2018
The new link that goes from Miami to Panama City and from there to Santiago, was made in collaboration with AmLight and completes the 100 Gbps ring that closes with the link that goes from Santiago to Sao Paulo and from there to Miami. Thus, the collaboration with the American AmLight project enables RedCLARA to substantially improve the capacity of its network … Read More
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Dr. Michael Stanton receives the International Outstanding Achievement Award for his contribution
September 9, 2018
Dr. Michael Stanton, network scientist and a former director of the National Education and Research Network (RNP), received the Outstanding Achievement Award for 2018, at the Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (Latin American and Caribean Internet Addresses Registry- LACNIC), for its contribution to the development of the Internet in the region. The award was presented at a ceremony held in Rosario, Argentina, on September 27, during the organization’s annual event, which brings together the network operators community of Latin America and the Caribbean … Read More
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REUNA’s publication “Red in Acción” N40 is available online
July 2018
In July, REUNA published the digital magazine Red en Acción. This edition includes a review of the release of the first section of the new network link for the LSST, which runs between Cerro Pachón, La Serena and Santiago. The first 800 km that this network (over 3,000km) has an initial capacity of 10 Terabits per second and unlimited growth potential. The digital path will be illuminated with multiple channels of 100 Gigabits per second and at the end of the year, another 700 km will be added with the same technology … Read More
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Using Kytos SDN platform to enhance international big data transfers
July 9-13, 2018
Jeronimo Bezerra, CIARA Assistant IT Director, and Beraldo Leal, researcher of UNESP’s Scientific Computing Center (NCC) presented “Using Kytos SDN platform to enhance international big data transfers” at the Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2018) Conference which took place on 9-13 July 2018 at the National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria. The conference is organized by the Institute for Advanced Physical Studies, Sofia University, Plovdiv University, New Bulgarian University, Bourgas Free University, INRNE‐BAS, IICT-BAS and Sofia Municipality. Approximately 600 computing experts and scientists attended CHEP 2018 … Read More
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[Save the Date] South American Astronomy Coordination Committee (SAACC) Meeting 2019 in Santiago, ChilePlease Save the Date  April 17-18, 2019 for the Spring South American Astronomy Coordination Committee (SAACC) and the LSST Network engineering (LSST NET) meetings in Santiago Chile.
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