2008 IEEE Fourth International Conference on eScience (2008)
Dec. 7, 2008 to Dec. 12, 2008
In collaboration with Norfolk State University (NSU) and University of Kentucky (UKY), SURA is leading a short-term pilot project to establish a distributed Microsoft high performance computing (HPC) test bed in support of biomedical and geosciences research. The goals of this pilot are to (1) establish a test bed using Microsoft HPC2008, (2) investigate the integration of Microsoft with other HPC environments, and (3) demonstrate the utility of this environment for supporting academic research. Through the integration of the Microsoft environment with the Globus-based SURAgrid, we hope to broaden the pool of HPC resources available to SURA researchers and to broaden engagement.
Distributed HPC, biomedical sciences, bioinformatics, geosciences, modeling, Globus, Windows HPC2008
L. Akli, G. Crane, D. Wang and B. Hammond, "The SURA-Microsoft Biomedical and Geosciences Research Demo," 2008 IEEE Fourth International Conference on eScience(ESCIENCE), Indianapolis, IN, 2008, pp. 334.