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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
Switzerland
Portugal
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
Bulgaria
Sweden
Italy
Spain
Belgium
Poland
Greece
Estonia
Slovakia
Czech Republic
France
Croatia
United Kingdom
Finland
Turkey
Romania
Slovenia
Netherlands
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
Research infrastructure, RI, Digital, Grid computing, Science, HTC, European Open Science Cloud, Clouds, Computing, E-Infrastructures, EGI, Research, ICT, High throughput computing, Digital ERA
Classifications
RI Category
Distributed Computing Facilities
Software Service Facilities
Data Archives, Data Repositories and Collections
Repositories
Scientific Domain
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Information Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Humanities and Arts
Biological and Medical Sciences
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Engineering and Energy
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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