The second User Forum and Industry Forum was organized as a special sessio of the DAPSYS conference in Debrecen, Hungary on September 3, 2008.
DAPSYS (International Conference on Distributed and Parallel Systems) is an international biannual conference series dedicated to all aspects of distributed and parallel computing.
DAPSYS 2008 is a major international event for presenting original research, novel concepts and methods, and outstanding results. Contributions that investigate parallel and distributed techniques, algorithms, models and applications; present innovative software tools, environments and middleware; focus on various aspects of grid computing; introduce novel methods for development, deployment, testing and evaluation are invited.
DAPSYS 2008 will feature a special focus on desktop grid computing. Contributions that investigate desktop grids and volunteer computing systems, large-scale computing applications, present recent advances of scalability, fault-tolerance and security in desktop grid systems are especially welcome.