Nimbus Auto Scale (Phantom)

Project Details

Project Lead
Pierre Riteau 
Project Manager
Kate Keahey 
Project Members
Kate Keahey, Tonglin Li, Umesh Deshpande, Wei Tang, Ismael Cuadrado Cordero, Lavanya Ramakrishnan, Pierre Riteau  
Institution
University of Chicago, Computation Institute  
Discipline
Computer Science (401) 

Abstract

In this project we will be creating software that provides VM scaling services to the scientific community.

Intellectual Merit

Discover best practices for highly scalable embarassingly parallel applications using backfill VM techniques.

Broader Impacts

This has the potential to change how cloud computing is presented to scientists of non-computational disciplines (biology, physics, etc).

Scale of Use

between 4 and 100 cores depending on the experiment in question