Askalon

Cloud and Grid Application Development and Computing Environment

Overview

The goal of ASKALON is to simplify the development and optimization of applications that can harness the power of Grid and Cloud computing. The ASKALON project crafts a novel environment based on new innovative tools, services, and methodologies to make scientific application development and optimization for real applications and execution on Cloud and Grid environments an everyday practice.

Askalon Architecture

Documents

ASKALON User Guide

Download

ASKALON GUI Webstart version (~ 55 MB, requires J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0+) using JavaTM Web Start (Last update: 2013-01-10) or request a copy using the form: ASKALON-LA.pdf

Videos

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Objectives

Features and Technology

Askalon is designed as a distributed service-oriented architecture comprising the following set of services:

Askalon

Overview Cloud Computing People Publications Posters

Technology

AGWL Workflow Composition GroudSim

Workflow Execution (Meta) Scheduling Service Enabling Performance Prediction Performance Analysis

Resource Broker Resource Monitoring Askalon Visualization Diagrams