publication . Article . 2013

Developing cloud applications using the e-Science Central platform

Hugo Hiden; Simon Woodman; Jacek Cala; Paul Watson;
Open Access
  • Published: 28 Jan 2013 Journal: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, volume 371, page 20,120,085 (issn: 1364-503X, eissn: 1471-2962, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: The Royal Society
Abstract
<jats:p>This paper describes the e-Science Central (e-SC) cloud data processing system and its application to a number of e-Science projects. e-SC provides both software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service for scientific data management, analysis and collaboration. It is a portable system and can be deployed on both private (e.g. Eucalyptus) and public clouds (Amazon AWS and Microsoft Windows Azure). The SaaS application allows scientists to upload data, edit and run workflows and share results in the cloud, using only a Web browser. It is underpinned by a scalable cloud platform consisting of a set of components designed to support the needs of scient...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Engineering, General Physics and Astronomy, General Mathematics, Articles, Research Article, 1003, 193, workflow, e-Science, Computer science, Representational state transfer, computer.internet_protocol, computer, Cloud computing, business.industry, business, Database, computer.software_genre, Data management, Upload, Software as a service, Microsoft Windows, Data mining, Application programming interface
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Funded by
RCUK| Inclusion through the Digital Economy
Project
  • Funder: Research Council UK (RCUK)
  • Project Code: EP/G066019/1
  • Funding stream: EPSRC
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EC| VENUS-C
Project
VENUS-C
Virtual multidisciplinary EnviroNments USing Cloud infrastructures
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 261565
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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