WIT Press


HPC Application Services Providing Portal

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CMEM030291

Volume

33

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

699.01 kb

Author(s)

Y.L. Li, B.T. Cheok & S.K. Chin

Abstract

High performance computing (HPC) is widely used nowadays. But the investment in HPC is a large amount both in hardware/software purchasing and maintenance. So the market has a desire in looking for application services providers (ASP) to provide the HPC services. The providers set up all the required HPC infrastructures. Users can subscribe and remotely access the highend resources via Internet through a low-end computer with a browser. It makes HPC services available at anytime, anyplace and on any device. This helps greatly in reducing individual HPC investment and makes HPC resources widely available. Based on this desire in the market, an HPC application services providing portal has been set up in the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), Singapore. This paper first briefly reviews the existing ASPS in the market. Then it describes the features

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