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Building a National Distributed e-Infrastructure -- PL-Grid

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This book describes scientific results obtained by project partners and outcomes of research and development activities carried out within the Polish Infrastructure for Information Science Support in the European Research Space PL-Grid (PL-Grid 2011).

The goal of the project is to provide the polish scientific community with an IT platform based on grid computer clusters, enabling e-science research in various fields. The created infrastructure is both compatible and interoperable with existing european and worldwide grid frameworks. The system ensures scalability and enables the integration of additional local clusters, belonging to universities, research institutions and technology platforms. This state-of-the-art survey describes the experience and the scientific results obtained by project partners as well as the outcome of research and development activities carried out within the Polish Infrastructure for Information Science Support in the European Research Space PL-Grid (PL-Grid 2011), held in December 2011 in Krakow, Poland. The 26 papers are organized in topical sections on: eclipse parallel tools platform integrated with QosCosGrid, the migrating desktop, science gateways based on the vine toolkit, the gridspace experiment platform, and the InSilico-Lab environment.

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The PL-Grid was established to provide the Polish scientific community with a grid-based e-infrastructure, enabling the integration of experimental data and results of advanced computer simulations carried out by geographically distributed research teams.

The 26 papers presented in this state-of-the-art survey describe the experience and scientific results obtained by researchers involved in the PL-Grid project. Topics covered include: integration of grid middleware; service operations; security mechanisms; infrastructure monitoring, storage provisioning, and integration of service level agreements; and training and dissemination. In addition, five chapters focus on the application of the PL-Grid middleware and infrastructure to current scientific problems such as grain morphology analysis, chemistry computations, and molecular dynamics modes. The book is rounded off with a useful glossary of terms.


PL-Grid: Foundations and Perspectives of National Computing Infrastructure. Integrating Various Grid Middleware Components and User Services into a Single Platform. Towards Professional Service Operations in Grids. New Capabilities in QosCosGrid Middleware for Advanced Job. Management, Advance Reservation and Co-allocation of Computing Resources Quantum Chemistry Application Use Case Seamless Access to the PL-Grid e-Infrastructure Using UNICORE Middleware User-Oriented Provisioning of Secure Virtualized Infrastructure Flexible and Extendable Mechanism Enabling Secure Access to e-Infrastructures and Storage of Confidential Data for the GridSpace2 Virtual Laboratory. X Table of Contents SARA System for Inventory and Static Security Control in a Grid Infrastructure. Security Best Practices: Applying Defense-in-Depth Strategy to Protect the NGI PL Automation of System Monitoring Based on Fuzzy Logic or Rules; Comparison of Two Designed Approaches with Regard toComputational Infrastructures A Toolkit for Storage QoS Provisioning for Data-Intensive Applications Implementation of Service Level Management in PL-Grid Infrastructure. Highly Integrated Environment for Parallel Application Development Using QosCosGrid Middleware. User-Friendly Frameworks for Accessing Computational Resources Online Web-Based Science Gateway for Nanotechnology Research Scripting Language Extensions Offered by the GridSpace Experiment Platform Managing Entire Lifecycles of e-Science Applications in theGridSpace2 Virtual Laboratory From Motivation through Idea to Operable Web-Accessible Environment Built on Top of PL-Grid e-Infrastructure. GridSpace2 Virtual Laboratory Case Study: Implementation of Algorithms for Quantitative Analysis of Grain Morphology in Self-assembled Hexagonal Lattices According to the Hillebrand Method.Examining Protein Folding Process Simulation and Searching for Common Structure Motifs in a Protein Family as Experiments in the GridSpace2 Virtual Laboratory. InSilicoLab Managing Complexity of Chemistry Computations Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Ketocyanine Dyes in Organic Solvents.Polish Contribution to the Worldwide LHC Computing. PL-Grid e-Infrastructure for the Cherenkov Telescope Array Observatory. Training in the PL-Grid as Key Component to Attract Users to Grid e-Infrastructures. Dissemination Activities Conducted within the PL-Grid Project as a Successful Means of Promotion of Its Offer and Achievements.


Titel: Building a National Distributed e-Infrastructure -- PL-Grid
Untertitel: Scientific and Technical Achievements
EAN: 9783642282669
ISBN: 978-3-642-28266-9
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Springer, Berlin
Genre: Informatik
Anzahl Seiten: 354
Gewicht: g
Größe: H19mm x B238mm x T156mm
Jahr: 2012
Auflage: 2012

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