Seminar: Introducing AWS Batch: A Highly-efficient, Dynamically Scaled Batch Computing Service

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AWS Batch is a fully-managed service that enables developers, scientists, and engineers to easily and efficiently run batch computing workloads of any scale on AWS. The service automatically provisions compute resources and optimizes the workload distribution based on the quantity … Read More

Seminar: The Palomar Transient Factory

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Astrophysics is transforming from a data-starved to a data-swamped discipline, fundamentally changing the nature of scientific inquiry and discovery. New technologies are enabling the detection, transmission, and storage of data of hitherto unimaginable quantity and quality across the electromagnetic, gravity … Read More

Seminar: Modeling Distributed Platforms from Application Traces for Realistic File Transfer Simulation

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Simulation is a fast, controlled, and reproducible way to evaluate new algorithms for distributed computing platforms in a variety of conditions. However, the realism of simulations is rarely assessed, which critically questions the applicability of a whole range of findings. … Read More

NSF Award: WRENCH: A Simulation Workbench for Scientific Workflow for Users, Developers, and Researchers

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Scientific workflows have become mainstream for conducting large-scale scientific research.  As a result, many workflow applications and Workflow Management Systems (WMSs) have been developed as part of the cyberinfrastructure to allow scientists to execute their applications seamlessly on a range … Read More

Seminar: Multi-objective scheduling and enactment of scientific workflows in Clouds

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The talk gives first an overview of the research conducted at the Institute of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck in the area of parallel and distributed systems. Afterwards, it focuses scientific  workflows (our common topic of interest) by presenting research … Read More

Seminar: ENVRIplus: Review of existing Research Infrastructures: requirements, technologies, achievements and gaps leading to characterization

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ENVRIplus is a Horizon 2020 project bringing together Environmental and Earth System Research Infrastructures (RIs), projects and networks together with technical specialist partners to create a more coherent, interdisciplinary and interoperable cluster of Environmental Research Infrastructures across Europe. It is … Read More

Seminar: A Game Theoretic Approach for Managing Multi-Modal Urban Mobility Systems

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Collective adaptive systems provide secure and robust collaboration between heterogeneous entities such as humans and computer systems. Such entities have potentially conflicting goals that attempt to satisfy by interacting with each other. Understanding, predicting and designing their behavior and evolution … Read More

Seminar: Building and Linking Local, Regional, and National Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Science

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Louisiana researchers and universities have been involved in a concentrated, collaborative effort to advance state-wide cyberinfrastructure: computing systems, data storage systems, advanced instruments and data repositories, visualization environments, and people, all linked together by software and high performance networks. This … Read More