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EGI: advanced computing for research (EGI)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Self-standing RI
Legal Status
Other
Location
Science Park 140, EGI Foundation, Amsterdam, PO: 1098 XG (Netherlands)
Structure
Type Of RI
Distributed
Coordinating Country
Netherlands
Participating Countries
Netherlands
United Kingdom
Italy
Sweden
Switzerland
Estonia
Poland
Croatia
Belgium
Greece
France
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
Romania
Slovenia
Czech Republic
Portugal
Bulgaria
Spain
Turkey
Finland
Slovakia
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2003
Scientific Description
EGI is a federated e-Infrastructure set up to provide advanced computing services for research and innovation.The EGI e-infrastructure is publicly-funded and comprises hundreds of data centres and cloud providers spread across Europe and worldwide.EGI offers a wide range of services for compute, storage, data and support. EGI provides access to over 850,000 logical CPUs and 650 PB of disk and tape storage.

RI Keywords
EGI, Research, E-Infrastructures, Digital ERA, Computing, Research infrastructure, Grid computing, Clouds, Science, RI, European Open Science Cloud, High throughput computing, Digital, ICT, HTC
Classifications
RI Category
Distributed Computing Facilities
Repositories
Software Service Facilities
Data Archives, Data Repositories and Collections
Scientific Domain
Information Science and Technology
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Social Sciences
Engineering and Energy
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Humanities and Arts
Biological and Medical Sciences
Services
Advanced computing services

High Throughput Computing, Grid computing, Cloud computing (IaaS), Specialised User support, Applications database, Science gateways. For more information: http://www.egi.eu/services/.

Equipment
EGI resources

EGI comprises 320,000 logical CPUs and offers 152 PB of disk space; more than 1.7 million compute jobs are processed every day in EGI.

Access
Access Type
Virtual
Access Mode
Wide
Collaborations
Networks
GÉANT
Date of last update: 20/05/2019
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