Grid Appliance

Project Details

Project Lead
Panoat Chuchaisri 
Project Manager
Panoat Chuchaisri 
University of Florida, Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering  
Computer Science (401) 


The Grid Appliance is a self-configuring virtual, physical, and cloud appliance that is used to create ad-hoc pools of computer resources both within a local-area and across wide-area networks. It is used primarily to execute high-throughput, long-running jobs and to create virtual clusters for education and training.

Intellectual Merit

The Grid Appliance research will provide knowledge of grid configuration and automated resource management.

Broader Impacts

The Grid Appliance provides easy-to-access and hassle-free customization grid resources to researchers, scientist or instructors worldwide.

Scale of Use

A few VMs for testing Grid-appliance configuration