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Web Services for Remote Management of Scientific Simulations

K. A. Hawick and H. A. James

Archived March 2005

Abstract

We describe a web services system for managing scientific simulation metadata. We show how the use of an appropriate data model based on sets can help define operations to specify; filter; reduce or expand against a set of simulation jobs, parameter values or even filenames. We describe a Java-based implementation of our ideas and discuss its implications for remotely managing and monitoring large scale scientific simulations on parallel and cluster compute systems in a grid environment.

Keywords: service-oriented architectures; metadata; scientific simulation.

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@INPROCEEDINGS{CSTN-019,
  author = {K. A. Hawick and H. A. James},
  title = {Web Services for Remote Management of Scientific Simulations},
  booktitle = {IASTED Int. Conf. on Web Technologies, Applications, and Services
	(WTAS 2005)},
  year = {2005},
  pages = {100-105},
  address = {Calgary, Canada.},
  month = {4-6 July},
  publisher = {IASTED}
}


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