Streaming a blockbuster movie in 4K means sending 15 gigabytes of data to your home in two hours. Argonne National Laboratory researchers recently moved approximately 23,000 times more data (more than 340 terabytes) in the same amount of time from Dallas, Texas, to Chicago, Illinois. The transfer was part of a demonstration that took place at SC18, an annual international conference for high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis.
Globus was honored to be named with the organizations that contributed to the NSF IceCube Neutrino Observatory's project to find first evidence of high-energy cosmic neutrino source to pinpoint the origin of cosmic rays. This project won the HPCwire Editor’s Choice award for "Top HPC-Enabled Scientific Achievement" in 2018. Other organizations named in the award were PSC, SDSC, Stanford University, and XSEDE.
Smart home devices and popular web services such as If This Then That (IFTTT) have made it possible for people to automate many routine life tasks. Users can set their thermostat to kick up the heat if the temperature nears freezing, have their washing machine send them a text when a load is finished, or sync up calendars and to-do lists across home and work devices.