Issue No. 01 - January/February (2011 vol. 15)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2011.20
Roger Barga , Microsoft Research
Dennis Gannon , Microsoft Research
Daniel Reed , Microsoft Research
Extending the capabilities of PC, Web, and mobile applications through on-demand cloud services will significantly broaden the research community's capabilities, accelerating the pace of engineering and scientific discovery in this age of data-driven research. The net effect will be the democratization of research capabilities that are now available only to the most elite scientists. To make this vision a reality, the computer systems research community must develop new approaches to building client-plus-cloud applications to support a new type of science, and many technical challenges exist.
cloud computing, Internet, scientific research, MapReduce, datacenters, data analytics
D. Reed, D. Gannon and R. Barga, "The Client and the Cloud: Democratizing Research Computing," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 15, no. , pp. 72-75, 2011.