Using Resources of Supercomputing Centers with Everest Platform

  • Sergey Smirnov
  • Oleg Sukhoroslov
  • Vladimir Voloshinov
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 965)


High-performance computing plays an increasingly important role in modern science and technology. However, the lack of convenient interfaces and automation tools greatly complicates the widespread use of HPC resources among scientists. The paper presents an approach to solving these problems relying on Everest, a web-based distributed computing platform. The platform enables convenient access to HPC resources by means of domain-specific computational web services, development and execution of many-task applications, and pooling of multiple resources for running distributed computations. The paper describes the improvements that have been made to the platform based on the experience of integration with resources of supercomputing centers. The use of HPC resources via Everest is demonstrated on the example of loosely coupled many-task application for solving global optimization problems.


High-performance computing Clusters Many-task applications Distributed computing Web services Global optimization 



This work is supported by the Russian Science Foundation (project No. 16-11-10352). This work has been carried out using computing resources of the federal collective usage center Complex for Simulation and Data Processing for Mega-science Facilities at NRC “Kurchatov Institute”,


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergey Smirnov
    • 1
  • Oleg Sukhoroslov
    • 1
  • Vladimir Voloshinov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Information Transmission Problems of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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