January–March 2007 Contents


CS group connects physicists to LHC
Changes to the Computer Newsletter in 2007

Announcements & news

Users may need to request deletion of mailbox
Support ends for old Microsoft programs
Computing articles featured in this month's CERN Courier

In memoriam

David Owen Williams 1944–2006

Physics computing

SLC4 becomes default Linux version on PCs
Physicists push limit of network data transfer
Chip boosts physics computing power

Grid news

WISDOM continues the battle against malaria
IT launches Gridcast at Supercomputing'06
The Grid improves efficiency of Geant4 production cycles
CERN Glite Grid community uses virtualization

Technical brief

CERN CA provides security

Conference & event report

HENP community shares technology at HEPiX meeting
CSC2006 sets three new records


TWiki facilitates collaborative information handling at CERN

Information corner

How to help keep you PC secure
CERN ComputingColloquia Spring/Summer series kicks off with open source software talk
openlab invites applications for its latest student programme
Recent changes to IT services
NICE streamlines printing infrastructure
Solaris service stops