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An Open Source Web Service Based Platform for Heterogeneous Clusters

  • F. Almeida
  • S. Barrachina
  • V. Blanco
  • E. Quintana
  • A. Santos
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4330)

Abstract

We present our joint effort to develop a web based interface for the GNU Scientific library and its parallelization. The interface has been developed using standard web services technology to enable the use of non local resources to execute parallel programs. The final result is a computing service where sequential and parallel routines demanding high performace computing are supplied. The design allows to incorporate new servers and platforms with a small number of software requirements. We also introduce an open source development environment to allow developers to cooperate in the parallelization of the GNU Scientific library codes. These codes also will be available trough the web based interface to end users. Performance results are shown for some GSL codes in two cluster heterogeneous systems using the interface enabled with web services technology.

Keywords

Resource Allocation Problem Simple Object Access Protocol Heterogeneous Cluster Version Control System High Performance Computing System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Almeida
    • 1
  • S. Barrachina
    • 2
  • V. Blanco
    • 1
  • E. Quintana
    • 2
  • A. Santos
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. Estadística, .I.O. y ComputaciónUniversidad de La LagunaSpain
  2. 2.Dpto. Ingeniería y Ciencia de ComputadoresUniversidad Jaime I de CastellónSpain

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