D4.4.1. Service Deployment and Management

D4.4.1. Service Deployment and Management is available for download below. This deliverable largely represents an integration activity, drawing together activities of the Gateway Service and the SOSM system. These activities centre around Application Lifecycle Management and Resource Lifecycle Management, respectively. The Separation of Concerns philosophy adopted in the CloudLightning (CL) …

Drivers and Barriers to Using High Performance Computing in the Cloud

Cloud computing is transforming the utilisation and efficiency of IT infrastructures across all sectors. Enterprises regardless of size can access highly scalable hardware and software resources for the overwhelming majority of IT use cases. In the most part, enterprises and consumers can leverage near real-time on-demand deployment and processing to …

Service Description Format

Deliverable 5.1.1. – Service Description Format for CloudLightning – is available for download. It surveys the state-of-the-art in Service Description Languages; it is focused on their implementation frameworks and illustrates the problem of overlapping management concerns. A suitable existing implementation framework is chosen, namely Brooklyn, which is modified to form the …

Overview of the HPC Market for Genome Sequencing

This market briefing provides an overview of the high-level market for genomics, its drivers and inhibitors. It discusses genomics in the context of the wider high performance computing (HPC) market and the high performance data analytics and cloud computing market specifically. It ends with a discussion of benefits to genome …

Concertation Plan

The Concertation Plan for CloudLightning has been released today. The plan will ensure that the project’s activities are well orchestrated with similar initiatives worldwide and will encompass specific activities in connection with other EU projects. Concertation with project stakeholders will be aimed to offer a self-organising and self- managing approach …

Dissemination Plan

The CloudLightning Dissemination Plan is available for download. It provides an Initial Dissemination Plan and an outline of the activities that CloudLightning will undertake to raise awareness, engage stakeholders, promote the project and its results, achievements and knowledge generated, while also setting a basis for concertation and exploitation. This document …

Exploitation Plan and Strategic Guidelines for Exploitation

A project report on Exploitation Plan and Strategic Guidelines for Exploitation has been released today. This report provides an Initial Exploitation Plan which serves as the Strategic Guidelines for Exploitation for CloudLightning and the activities the Consortium will take to maximise successful exploitation of the project deliverables. This document is …

3D Image Rendering Market Briefing

This market briefing introduces 3D image rendering. It provides an overview of the market for HPC solutions and the digital content creation and distribution, in which 3D image rendering is primarily situated. It presents an overview of primary research on the 3D Image Rendering market undertaken in conjunction with Rendicity, …

Global HPC Market Briefing

Estimates of the total HPC market range from US$21bn – US$29.4bn. The HPC market has a number of fundamental assumptions that underlie its economic model, namely: problems of increasing complexity will be identified society will view solving these problems as critical and will value and protect such solutions; and the …

CloudLightning Project Factsheet

The CloudLightning Project Factsheet is available to download. It summarises the context, motivations, challenges, solution & expected impact of the project.