This category is for discussing e-Science applications and specifically issues related to their usage on the public computing infrastructure in Africa.
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Is your favourite application already available ?
There are several application marketplaces where ported applications are published. Most times, there is already a ported version of the toolkit or application that you want, in a registry. Please check the
as a start. Feel free to suggest other application databases.
Do you need a new application ported ?
You are welcome to discuss needs and desires of new applications here, but there is also a dedicated questionnaire to collect these requests. These are slightly different for grid and cloud-based applications.
Do you want to help porting applications ?
There is ample room for collaboration and contribution in the form of porting and testing applications. Feel free to announce your availability here.