UNICORE 6 — Recent and Future Advancements

  • Achim Streit
  • Piotr Bala
  • Alexander Beck-Ratzka
  • Krzysztof Benedyczak
  • Sandra Bergmann
  • Rebecca Breu
  • Jason Milad Daivandy
  • Bastian Demuth
  • Anastasia Eifer
  • André Giesler
  • Björn Hagemeier
  • Sonja Holl
  • Valentina Huber
  • Nadine Lamla
  • Daniel Mallmann
  • Ahmed Shiraz Memon
  • Mohammad Shahbaz Memon
  • Michael Rambadt
  • Morris Riedel
  • Mathilde Romberg
  • Bernd Schuller
  • Tobias Schlauch
  • Andreas Schreiber
  • Thomas Soddemann
  • Wolfgang Ziegler
Article

Abstract

UNICORE is a European Grid Technology with more than 10 years of history. Originating from the Supercomputing domain, the latest version UNICORE 6 has turned into a general-purpose Grid technology that follows established standards and offers a rich set of features to its users. The paper starts with an architectural insight into UNICORE 6, highlighting the workflow features, standards and the different clients. Next, the current state of advancement is presented by describing recent developments. The paper closes with an outlook on future planned developments.

Keywords

Grid Supercomputing UNICORE Middleware 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Achim Streit
    • 1
  • Piotr Bala
    • 2
  • Alexander Beck-Ratzka
    • 3
  • Krzysztof Benedyczak
    • 2
  • Sandra Bergmann
    • 1
  • Rebecca Breu
    • 1
  • Jason Milad Daivandy
    • 1
  • Bastian Demuth
    • 1
  • Anastasia Eifer
    • 4
  • André Giesler
    • 1
  • Björn Hagemeier
    • 1
  • Sonja Holl
    • 1
  • Valentina Huber
    • 1
  • Nadine Lamla
    • 1
  • Daniel Mallmann
    • 1
  • Ahmed Shiraz Memon
    • 1
  • Mohammad Shahbaz Memon
    • 1
  • Michael Rambadt
    • 1
  • Morris Riedel
    • 1
  • Mathilde Romberg
    • 1
  • Bernd Schuller
    • 1
  • Tobias Schlauch
    • 4
  • Andreas Schreiber
    • 4
  • Thomas Soddemann
    • 5
  • Wolfgang Ziegler
    • 5
  1. 1.Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC)Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbHJülichGermany
  2. 2.Interdisciplinary Center for Mathematical and Computational Modeling (ICM)Warsaw UniversityWarsawPoland
  3. 3.Max Planck Institute for Gravitational PhysicsPotsdamGermany
  4. 4.Simulation and Software TechnologyGerman Aerospace Center (DLR)CologneGermany
  5. 5.Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI)Sankt AugustinGermany

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