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First large scale experimental facility for distributed computing is successfully demonstrated by the partners of the DataGrid project
The first data processing tasks are formally recorded in a central accounting system
The EGI Foundation is created and the new EGI flagship project EGI-Inspire is launched
The scientific accomplishments of LHC are formally acknowledged with the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 to François Englert and Peter W. Higgs. LHC conceptualised distributed computing as a new approach to data-intensive science and successfully proved its viability at worldwide scale.
The first example of large scale cloud federation – the EGI Federated Cloud – is launched
EGI, EUDAT, GEANT, LIBER and OpenAIRE publish the position paper on a ‘European Open Science Cloud for Research’
LIGO/VIRGO scientists behind the detection of gravitational waves were awarded Nobel Prize in Physics 2017. The collaboration relied on some of the largest European research data centres that are part of the EGI Federation
The EGI infrastructures breaks the record of +1 Million core and +1 Exabytes of research data federated worldwide
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