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Lightweight Web Services for High Performace Computing

  • Adrián Santos
  • Francisco Almeida
  • Vicente Blanco
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4758)

Abstract

Web Services-based technologies have emerged as a technological alternative for computational web portals. Facilitating access to distributed resources through web interfaces while simultaneously ensuring security is one of the main goals in most of the currently existing manifold tools and frameworks. OpenCF, the Open Source Computational Framework that we have developed, shares these objectives and adds others, like enforced portability, genericity, modularity and compatibility with a wide range of High Performance Computing Systems. OpenCF has been implemented using lightweight technologies (Apache + PHP), resulting in a robust framework ready to run out of the box that is compatible with standard security requirements.

Keywords

Security Requirement Queue System Queue Manager Query Processor Script Generator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrián Santos
    • 1
  • Francisco Almeida
    • 1
  • Vicente Blanco
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. Estadística, .I.O. y Computación Universidad de La LagunaSpain

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