[GRASS-PSC] GRASS GIS Community Sprint 2011 in Prague - A Success!

Yann Chemin yann.chemin at gmail.com
Tue May 31 04:42:14 EDT 2011

Congratulations Markus (and all there for the Sprint),

I would like to know what happen(ed/s) to some of the things noted in
the reports.
(extracted from http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/GRASS_Community_Sprint_Prague_2011)

1 - Discuss fundamental changes in raster and vector engine for GRASS 8
2 - Discussion and implementation time frame of temporal GIS
capabilities in GRASS

3 - √ GRASS on clusters: shared discussion
- Job queuing with Grid Engine and Torque
- Multi-core CPU with OpenMP
- GPU+Multi-core CPU with OpenCL
- Multi-node with mpich2

4 - and other (like effficency and file number limits...)

I see them as one block of "performance" under various stress
conditions and would like to hear about your discussions on the

Thank you very much,

On 30 May 2011 20:12, Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> The GRASS GIS Community is pleased to announce the results of the first
> Community Sprint,
> that took place at the Faculty of Civil Engineering - Czech Technical
> University in Prague,
> from 20 to 25 May, 2011.
> The Community Sprint has been a successful event, thanks to both the perfect
> organization
> by the hosting structure, which provided location and technical supervision,
> and the sponsors,
> which kindly financed the greater part of the developer's needs during the
> event.
> In particular, Martin Landa and prof. Aleš Čepek are gratefully acknowledged
> for
> the organization.
> Please read on here:
> http://grass.osgeo.org/announces/community_sprint_prague2011.html
> The GRASS GIS community is extremely grateful for the contributions of our
> sponsors:
> - GFOSS.it (Associazione Italiana per l'Informazione Geografica Libera,
> Italy)
> - R3-GIS.it (Merano, Italy)
> - FOSSGIS.de e.V. (German-language OSGeo local chapter), and
> - Sylla-consult.de (Frankfurt, Germany)
> which made the GRASS Community Sprint in Prague a great time.
> Best regards,
> The GRASS Community Sprint Participants
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Yann Chemin

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