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Experiences in the design and implementation of a Social Cloud for Volunteer Computing
Found in: 2012 IEEE 8th International Conference on E-Science (e-Science)
By Ryan Chard,Kris Bubendorfer,Kyle Chard
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 1-8
Volunteer computing provides an alternative computing paradigm for establishing the resources required to support large scale scientific computing. The model is particularly well suited for projects that have high popularity and little available computing ...
Constructing a Social Content Delivery Network for eScience
Found in: 2013 IEEE 9th International Conference on eScience (eScience)
By Kai Kugler,Kyle Chard,Simon Caton,Omer Rana,Daniel S. Katz
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 350-356
Increases in the size of research data and the move towards citizen science, in which everyday users contribute data and analyses, have resulted in a research data deluge. Researchers must now carefully determine how to store, transfer and analyze
Co-operative Infrastructures: An Economic Model for Providing Infrastructures for Social Cloud Computing
Found in: 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
By Christian Haas,Simon Caton,Kyle Chard,Christof Weinhardt
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 729-738
Social Cloud Computing is an emerging online collaboration paradigm which is characteristic of many socially oriented electronic platforms. The operation of such a platform requires computational infrastructure to facilitate the platform itself as well as ...
Deploying Bioinformatics Workflows on Clouds with Galaxy and Globus Provision
Found in: 2012 SC Companion: High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SCC)
By Bo Liu,Borja Sotomayor,Ravi Madduri,Kyle Chard,Ian Foster
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 1087-1095
Cloud computing is attracting increasing attention as a means of providing users with fast provisioning of computational and storage resources, elastic scaling, and pay-as-you-go pricing. The integration of scientific workflows and Cloud computing has the ...
A Social Content Delivery Network for Scientific Cooperation: Vision, Design, and Architecture
Found in: 2012 SC Companion: High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SCC)
By Kyle Chard,Simon Caton,Omer Rana,Daniel S. Katz
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 1058-1067
Data volumes have increased so significantly that we need to carefully consider how we interact with, share, and analyze data to avoid bottlenecks. In contexts such as eScience and scientific computing, a large emphasis is placed on collaboration, resultin...
Social Cloud Computing: A Vision for Socially Motivated Resource Sharing
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Kyle Chard,Kris Bubendorfer,Simon Caton,Omer F. Rana
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 551-563
Online relationships in social networks are often based on real world relationships and can therefore be used to infer a level of trust between users. We propose leveraging these relationships to form a dynamic "Social Cloud,” thereby enabl...
A Social Cloud for Public eResearch
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Koshy John,Kris Bubendorfer,Kyle Chard
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 363-370
Scientific researchers faced with extremely large computations or the requirement of storing vast quantities of data have come to rely on distributed computational models like cloud computing. However, distributed computation is typically complex and expen...
Collaborative eResearch in a Social Cloud
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Ashfag M. Thaufeeg,Kris Bubendorfer,Kyle Chard
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 224-231
Social networks provide a useful basis for enabling collaboration among groups of individuals. This is applicable not only to social communities but also to the scientific community. Already scientists are leveraging social networking concepts in projects ...
Social Cloud: Cloud Computing in Social Networks
Found in: Cloud Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Kyle Chard, Simon Caton, Omer Rana, Kris Bubendorfer
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 99-106
With the increasingly ubiquitous nature of Social networks and Cloud computing, users are starting to explore new ways to interact with, and exploit these developing paradigms. Social networks are used to reflect real world relationships that allow users t...
Scientific Workflows as Services in caGrid: A Taverna and gRAVI Approach
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Wei Tan, Kyle Chard, Dinanath Sulakhe, Ravi Madduri, Ian Foster, Stian Soiland-Reyes, Carole Goble
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 413-420
In scientific collaboration platforms such as caGrid,workflow-as-a-service is a useful concept for various reasons, such as easy reuse of workflows, access to remote resources, security concerns, and improved execution performance. We propose a solution fo...
Wrap Scientific Applications as WSRF Grid Services Using gRAVI
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Kyle Chard, Wei Tan, Joshua Boverhof, Ravi Madduri, Ian Foster
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 83-90
Web service models are increasingly being used in the Grid community as way to create distributed applications exposing data and/or applications through self describing interfaces. Scientific research is one key field in which the benefits are apparent as ...
Build Grid Enabled Scientific Workflows Using gRAVI and Taverna
Found in: eScience, IEEE International Conference on
By Kyle Chard, Cem Onyuksel, Wei Tan, Dinanath Sulakhe, Ravi Madduri, Ian Foster
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 614-619
Scientific communities are increasingly exposing information and tools as online services in an effort to abstract complex scientific processes and large data sets. Clients are then able to access services without knowledge of their internal workings there...
A Distributed Economic Meta-scheduler for the Grid
Found in: Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on
By Kyle Chard, Kris Bubendorfer
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 542-547
In this paper we present DRIVE, a novel architecture for a Virtual Organization (VO) based distributed economic meta-scheduler in which members of the VO collaborativelyallocate Grid resources. Resource Providers joining the VO contribute Obligation servic...
High Performance Resource Allocation Strategies for Computational Economies
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Kyle Chard,Kris Bubendorfer
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 72-84
Utility computing models have long been the focus of academic research, and with the recent success of commercial cloud providers, computation and storage is finally being realized as the fifth utility. Computational economies are often proposed as an effi...
Benchmarking cloud-based tagging services
Found in: 2014 IEEE 30th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW)
By Tanu Malik,Kyle Chard,Ian Foster
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 231-238
Tagging services have emerged as a useful and popular way to organize data resources. Despite popular interest, an efficient implementation of tagging services is a challenge since highly dynamic schemas and sparse, heterogeneous attributes must be support...
A Social Compute Cloud: Allocating and Sharing Infrastructure Resources via Social Networks
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Simon Caton,Christian Haas,Kyle Chard,Kris Bubendorfer,Omer Rana
Issue Date:February 2014
pp. 1
Social network platforms have rapidly changed the way that people communicate and interact. They have enabled the establishment of, and participation in, digital communities as well as the representation, documentation and exploration of social relationshi...
Globus Nexus: An identity, profile, and group management platform for science gateways and other collaborative science applications
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER)
By Rachana Ananthakrishnan,Josh Bryan,Kyle Chard,Ian Foster,Tom Howe,Mattias Lidman,Steven Tuecke
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 1-3
Globus Nexus is a flexible and powerful Platform-as-a-Service to which developers can outsource identity, group, and profile management needs. By providing these frequently important but always challenging capabilities as a service, accessible over the net...
High occupancy resource allocation for grid and cloud systems, a study with DRIVE
Found in: Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC '10)
By Kris Bubendorfer, Kyle Chard, Peter Komisarczuk
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 73-84
Economic models have long been advocated as a means of efficient resource allocation, however they are often criticized due to a lack of performance and high overheads. The widespread adoption of utility computing models as seen in commercial Cloud provide...
Efficient dynamic resource specifications
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Mobile data management (MEM '05)
By Kris Bubendorfer, Kyle Chard, Peter Komisarczuk
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 281-285
In the effort to reach beyond 3G, researchers have been actively looking at utilizing new models for network based services. Small mobile, pervasive and ubiquitous devices will benefit from networked services and computation provided by utility computing p...