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Towards Federated Service Discovery and Identity Management in Collaborative Data and Compute Cloud Infrastructures


This paper compares three multi-national research infrastructures, one that provides data services, one that provides compute services, and one that supports linguistics research. The aim is to jointly provide services to the user communities, and, perhaps eventually, seamlessly interoperate. To this end, we look at and compare how the infrastructures build their service federations (trust, service status, information systems), and how they manage users (identities, authentication, and authorisation).

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EUDAT2020 is funded by the EU Framework H2020—DG CONNECT e-Infrastructures, contract no. 654065—(Part of) the work reported here was made possible by using the CLARIN infrastructure.

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Memon, S., Jens, J., Willem, E. et al. Towards Federated Service Discovery and Identity Management in Collaborative Data and Compute Cloud Infrastructures. J Grid Computing 16, 663–681 (2018).

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