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Breaking HPC Barriers with the 56GbE Cloud

Muhammad Atif, Rika Kobayashi, Benjamin J. Menadue, Ching Yeh Lin, Matthew Sanderson, Allan Williams
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
In this paper, we provide an overview of a high performance OpenStack cloud implementation at the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI).  ...  However, the performance of large-scale scientific applications in the cloud has in the past been constrained by latency and bandwidth.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was made possible by the Australian government's National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) funding.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.07.174 fatcat:7nym2pkzrndkpagvtx2ujkscje

Cloud Computing for Next-Generation Sequencing Data Analysis [chapter]

Shanrong Zhao, Kirk Watrous, Chi Zhang, Baohong Zhang
2017 Cloud Computing - Architecture and Applications  
The substantial decrease in the cost of NGS techniques in the past decade has led to its rapid adoption in biological research and drug development.  ...  Fortunately, cloud computing has recently emerged as a viable option to quickly and easily acquire the computational resources for large-scale NGS data analyses.  ...  As discussed earlier, cloud computing drives down infrastructure costs both up-front and on an on-going basis.  ... 
doi:10.5772/66732 fatcat:2ewdbtp2bjhx7j7tj4e3auwqke

Open-Source Potentiostat for Wireless Electrochemical Detection with Smartphones

Alar Ainla, Maral P. S. Mousavi, Maria-Nefeli Tsaloglou, Julia Redston, Jeffrey G. Bell, M. Teresa Fernández-Abedul, George M. Whitesides
2018 Analytical Chemistry  
The UWED can perform the most common electroanalytical techniques of potentiometry, chronoamperometry, cyclic voltammetry, and square wave voltammetry, with results closely comparable to benchtop commercial  ...  This approach simplifies the design, and decreases both the size and the cost of the hardware; it also makes the UWED adaptable to different types of analyses by simple modification of the software.  ...  In fact, portable potentiostats that can perform most electrochemical techniques are now commercially available at an approximate cost of a few thousand dollars. 13−15 This cost still prohibits their  ... 
doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.8b00850 pmid:29658268 pmcid:PMC5997382 fatcat:eivabjt3grc5hgy5juxvldrw3i

A Cloud Computing Service Architecture of a Parallel Algorithm Oriented to Scientific Computing with CUDA and Monte Carlo

Ji Yimu, Kuang Zizhuo, Pan Qiao Yu, Sun Yanpeng, Kang Jiangbang, Huang Wei
2013 Cybernetics and Information Technologies  
We propose one solution of the parallel computation in global optimization of the physical characteristics in organ electronics with Monte Carlo, and one cloud service architecture for parallel computation  ...  Here we have made a research on CUDA and its applications in the field of scientific computation, as organ electronics.  ...  The cloud may provide an alternative to traditional computational tools in the high performance scientific computing area.  ... 
doi:10.2478/cait-2013-0046 fatcat:5gaevxpwhbh6tm5bsnqc45h4wm

HPC Cloud Pills: On-Demand Deployment and Execution of HPC Application in Cloud Environments

Pietro Ruiu, Olivier Terzo, Giuseppe Carlino, Rossella Prandi, Alberto Falzone, Paolo Maggi, Livia Torterolo, Enrico Usai, Gianpaolo Perego
2014 2014 Ninth International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing  
In this paper the general architecture of HPC CloudPills will be described and some tests performed on the system with SPRAY (an HPC application).  ...  High Performance Computing (HPC) is a valuable instrument in many areas of scientific research and industrial production.  ...  In the recent years cloud computing has emerged as a cost effective alternative to dedicated infrastructure for HPC applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/3pgcic.2014.39 dblp:conf/3pgcic/RuiuTCPFMTUP14 fatcat:wgm7nar6sjgr7logcb33qohgh4

A high performance scientific cloud computing environment for materials simulations

K. Jorissen, F.D. Vila, J.J. Rehr
2012 Computer Physics Communications  
We describe the development of a scientific cloud computing (SCC) platform that offers high performance computation capability.  ...  In particular, our SCC toolset provides automatic creation of virtual clusters for parallel computing, including tools for execution and monitoring performance, as well as efficient I/O utilities that  ...  Acknowledgments The UW--SCC project is supported by NSF grant OCI--1048052. Additional EC2 cloud computer time is provided by an Amazon AWS in Education research grant PC3VBYVHQ3TASL8.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cpc.2012.04.010 fatcat:hkqg56ytpvbz5b7lyya5orslfm

Greening emerging IT technologies: techniques and practices

Junaid Shuja, Raja Wasim Ahmad, Abdullah Gani, Abdelmuttlib Ibrahim Abdalla Ahmed, Aisha Siddiqa, Kashif Nisar, Samee U. Khan, Albert Y. Zomaya
2017 Journal of Internet Services and Applications  
"Green Computing" paradigm advocates the energy-proportional and efficient usage of computing resources in all emerging technologies, such as Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT).  ...  The best practices for green computing and the trade-off between green and high-performance policies is debated.  ...  Funding This work is partially funded by the Malaysian Ministry of Education under the High Impact Research Grant of University of Malaya UM.C/625/1/HIR/MOE/FCSIT/03.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13174-017-0060-5 fatcat:q7y7e4ypojconoajznoii3ngna

More Real Than Real: The Race to Simulate Everything

Rosa M. Badia, Ian Foster, Dejan Milojicic
2022 Computer  
In its quest, HPC has many challenges, such as the end of Moore's law, the cost of moving data, energy limitations, and legacy programming models.  ...  High-performance computing (HPC) is needed more than ever to guide us through the many possible paths that are in front of us.  ...  Over the Rainbow: 21st Century Security & Privacy Podcast Tune in with security leaders of academia, industry, and government.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2022.3173359 fatcat:jspobmwiujbjlozrfrr226xsqm

Field guide to next-generation DNA sequencers

2011 Molecular Ecology Resources  
The diversity of available 2 nd and 3 rd generation DNA sequencing platforms is increasing rapidly.  ...  Costs for these systems range from <$100 000 to more than $1 000 000, with instrument run times ranging from minutes to weeks. Extensive tradeoffs exist among these platforms.  ...  Conflicts of interest The author serves as faculty director of the Georgia Genomics Facility, a facility that owns a 454 and facilitates NGS via outsourcing for researchers at the University of Georgia  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03024.x pmid:21592312 fatcat:4zivah7ssrd2thzutvm4uzbgzi

A New Application of Internet of Things and Cloud Services in Analytical Chemistry: Determination of Bicarbonate in Water

J. V. Capella, Alberto Bonastre, Rafael Ors, Miguel Peris
2019 Sensors  
In this paper we propose a new approach to the development of smart sensors using IoT and cloud computing, which open new interesting possibilities in analytical chemistry.  ...  Additionally, this methodology leads to lower-consumption, low-cost bicarbonate sensors capable of being employed within an IoT application, for instance in the continuous monitoring of HCO3− in rivers  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19245528 pmid:31847339 pmcid:PMC6960673 fatcat:ogug336sd5etnjsgeefcguavka

Critical role of bioinformatics in translating huge amounts of next-generation sequencing data into personalized medicine

HuiXiao Hong, WenQian Zhang, Jie Shen, ZhenQiang Su, BaiTang Ning, Tao Han, Roger Perkins, LeMing Shi, WeiDa Tong
2013 Science China Life Sciences  
The technologies continue to advance in terms of both decreasing cost and sequencing speed with concomitant increase in the amount and complexity of the data.  ...  The prodigious data together with the requisite computational pipelines for data analysis and interpretation are stressors to IT infrastructure and the scientists conducting the work alike.  ...  Cloud computing solutions could ultimately reduce costs by eliminating the capital investment associated with an in house IT infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11427-013-4439-7 pmid:23393026 fatcat:vcqlmr5yffb45fu3y3v6f62qwy

Osmotic Computing: A New Paradigm for Edge/Cloud Integration

Massimo Villari, Maria Fazio, Schahram Dustdar, Omer Rana, Rajiv Ranjan
2016 IEEE Cloud Computing  
Recently, research activities in Cloud based solutions for IoT and Edge devices presented container-based virtualization as an alternative to virtual machines in the Cloud [3] .  ...  two sides of the membrane i.e., osmosis (in the context of chemistry), in Osmotic Computing the dynamic management of resources into Cloud and Edge datacenters evolves towards the balanced deployment  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcc.2016.124 fatcat:zihsxpws7jd63ktyxbvwh2s4xe

The Promise and Challenges of Quantum Computing for Energy Storage

Alan Ho, Jarrod McClean, Shyue Ping Ong
2018 Joule  
He received his PhD in Chemical Physics from Harvard University specializing in quantum chemistry and quantum computation supported by the US Department of Energy as a Computational Science Graduate Fellow  ...  An example of these advancements is the superconducting qubit technology developed at Google (as seen in Figure 1 ).  ...  , and more recently reduced the expected asymptotic cost of running exact chemistry simulations on a quantum computer to costs comparable with running a hybrid DFT computation on a classical computer,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.joule.2018.04.021 fatcat:7goyi2mffzd2hivt36o3mofl5a

Microfabrication of gold wires for atom guides

E. Koukharenko, Z. Moktadir, M. Kraft, M.E. Abdelsalam, D.M. Bagnall, C. Vale, M.P.A. Jones, E.A. Hinds
2004 Sensors and Actuators A-Physical  
As an alternative we have considered a lower cost technique based on gold electroplating.  ...  Using microstructures (hereafter referred to as atom chips), the control of cold atoms on the micrometer scale becomes possible.  ...  The trade-off is cost of fabrication versus ease of fabrication. In this work we discuss the feasibility of gold sputtering technique and electroplating as an alternative.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sna.2004.03.069 fatcat:fwfil5tnbzhcnos25rbdgbw3im

On the Future of Cloud Engineering [article]

David Bermbach, Abhishek Chandra, Chandra Krintz, Aniruddha Gokhale, Aleksander Slominski, Lauritz Thamsen, Everton Cavalcante, Tian Guo, Ivona Brandic, Rich Wolski
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Ever since the commercial offerings of the Cloud started appearing in 2006, the landscape of cloud computing has been undergoing remarkable changes with the emergence of many different types of service  ...  On the other hand, cloud providers try to maximize their profits while assuring service-level objectives of the cloud-hosted applications and keeping operational costs low.  ...  Abstract-Ever since the commercial offerings of the Cloud started appearing in 2006, the landscape of cloud computing has been undergoing remarkable changes with the emergence of many different types of  ... 
arXiv:2108.08685v1 fatcat:mlalfa657zbappkvl3i2cyionu
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