Cloud Computing for Scientific and Technical Applications


This talk first gives an introduction to cloud computing, with a particular focus on the requirements of high performance computing applications. Then CloudBroker’s solution to this problem is described, an application store that enables users to both offer as well as execute scientific and technical application software as a service in the cloud. Finally, some example projects that use the CloudBroker Platform are highlighted, in particular a protein modeling project together with IBM and ETH Zurich utilizing the Rosetta software, as well as the EU FP7 project SCI-BUS, which provides scientific gateways for many different user communities.