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From Suresh Marru <sma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Uniqueness of Airavata
Date Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:37:30 GMT
On Mar 22, 2013, at 12:15 AM, Danushka Menikkumbura <danushka.menikkumbura@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Please find the wiki on related research literature at [1].
> 
> [1] - https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AIRAVATA/Related+Research+
> Literature

This is very good collection, Thanks Danushka.

Suresh

> Thanks,
> Danushka
> 
> 
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 8:17 AM, Danushka Menikkumbura <
> danushka.menikkumbura@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I would also recommend [3] and [4] for those of you who are just stepping
>> in.
>> 
>> [3]A. Barker and J. Van Hemert, “Scientific workflow: a survey and
>> research directions,” Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics, pp.
>> 746–753, 2008.
>> 
>> [4]Y. Gil, E. Deelman, M. Ellisman, T. Fahringer, G. Fox, D. Gannon, C.
>> Goble, M. Livny, L. Moreau, and J. Myers, Report on the 2006 NSF Workshop
>> on Challenges of Scientific Workflows. Citeseer, 2006.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Danushka
>> 
>> 
>> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 7:55 AM, Pavithra Kulathilaka <
>> pavithrask@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> One of a resource I referred was [1] which covers basic details to start
>>> with workflow engines.
>>> Also they have done a review on existing solutions for workflow
>>> applications and their limitations with respect to scalability and
>>> on-demand access. So I think this would be a great starting point. [1]
>>> refers another research paper [2] (Chris has also mentioned about this)
>>> which presents a detailed survey of existing Grid workflow systems w.r.t
>>> their design, scheduling, information retrieval, fault tolerant and data
>>> movement.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Pavithra.
>>> 
>>> [1] S. Pandey, D. Karunamoorthy, and R. Buyya, “Workflow engine for
>>> clouds,” Cloud Computing,
>>> Principles and Paradigms, Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed
>>> Computing, pp. 321–344, 2011.
>>> 
>>> [2] A Taxonomy of Workflow Management Systems for Grid Computing, Jia Yu
>>> and Rajkumar Buyya
>>> 
>>> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 6:12 AM, Sanjaya Medonsa <sanjayamrt@gmail.com
>>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I agree with Danushka. When it comes to workflow engines I think it is
>>>> better to study general concepts of workflow engines first and then
>>> study
>>>> the prominent *Scientific* work flow engines (Some of the challenges are
>>>> different from business workflow engines). Each prominent workflow
>>> engine
>>>> comprise of several unique features and concepts while major
>>> abstraction is
>>>> workflows. I would like to add Apache OODT into list of prominent
>>> workflow
>>>> engines (Workflow processing components are key part of Apache OODT and
>>>> used in several NASA missions and other research) . I have already some
>>>> work on these items and would like to contribute them into wiki.
>>>> 
>>>> /Sanjaya
>>>> 
>>>> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 12:09 AM, Danushka Menikkumbura <
>>>> danushka.menikkumbura@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> I would say,
>>>>> 
>>>>> 1. Science Gateways
>>>>> 2. Workflow Engines
>>>>> 3. Data/Compute-Intensive Computing
>>>>> 4. Challenges and Opportunities in Science Gateways
>>>>> 5. Research Directions (Big Data, Provenance, Meta Data) (Maybe
>>> relates
>>>> to
>>>>> 4)
>>>>> 
>>>>> Danushka
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 7:32 PM, Shahani Markus Weerawarana <
>>>>> shahani.w@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> HI All,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> There are a few postgraduate research students who have done
>>>> significant
>>>>>> literature reviews on science gateways etc. Maybe it is time to
>>> harness
>>>>> all
>>>>>> this background reading work that has been done individually and
>>> list
>>>> the
>>>>>> papers (links) in categories on the Airavata website.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Danushka, Pavithra, and Sanjaya - what are your thoughts on the
>>>>> categories
>>>>>> based on the work you have already completed?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Shahani
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 7:22 PM, AMILA RANATUNGA <
>>> newair007@gmail.com
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thank you for the reply. I am also working in the same project.
We
>>>>> looked
>>>>>>> some research papers science gateways. We found some interesting
>>>> facts
>>>>>>> about science gateways in the research paper 'TeraGrid Science
>>>> Gateways
>>>>>> and
>>>>>>> Their Impact on Science' [1] which talks about 4 successful
>>> science
>>>>>>> gateways including LEAD. And we got to know that LEAD project
has
>>>>> caused
>>>>>> to
>>>>>>> the development of  AIRAVATA which is used to build science
>>> gateways.
>>>>> And
>>>>>>> the research paper '*Apache Airavata : A framework for Distributed
>>>>>>> Applications and Computational Workflows*' describes about some
>>> work
>>>>> flow
>>>>>>> systems Taverna, Triana ..etc.
>>>>>>> And it says these are tools to build science gateways.
>>>>>>> And we came to a conclusion that AIRAVATA, Taverna, Triana doing
>>>>> similar
>>>>>>> kind of job (please correct me if I am wrong). And tried to figure
>>>> out
>>>>>> what
>>>>>>> is so unique in AIRAVATA comparing to theses. We would like to
>>> have
>>>>> some
>>>>>>> good references if we are moving in the wrong path determining
>>> what
>>>> is
>>>>>>> AIRAVATA. We are working full time in this project. Your help
is
>>>> really
>>>>>>> appreciated.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thank You !
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> [1]
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=4668681&tag=1&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D4668681%26tag%3D1
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 4:49 PM, Suresh Marru <smarru@apache.org>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> HI Harsha,
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Airavata is a Distributed Computing framework in which Workflow
>>> is
>>>> a
>>>>>>>> component. A good place to start is to do literature study
on
>>>> Science
>>>>>>>> Gateways. We will need to compile a set of reference papers
to
>>> make
>>>>> it
>>>>>>> easy
>>>>>>>> for you to get an understanding on. You will quickly realize
the
>>>> best
>>>>>> way
>>>>>>>> to find out differences in features in open source projects
is
>>>>> cracking
>>>>>>>> open the code. So I suggest downloading the code, going through
>>>>>> tutorials
>>>>>>>> and asking questions on the corresponding mailing lists of
the
>>>> tools
>>>>>> you
>>>>>>>> are comparing against. You identified a good first list,
please
>>>> keep
>>>>>>>> sharing your learnings so future users/students like you
will
>>>> benefit
>>>>>>> from
>>>>>>>> your contributions.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Suresh
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Mar 11, 2013, at 5:41 AM, Harsha Kumara <harsz89@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Hi all!
>>>>>>>>> We are doing research on OGC's WPS integration to the
>>>>> Airavata.During
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>> research we have found some existing work flow generation
>>> tools
>>>>> like
>>>>>>>>> Tarverna, Kepler ,
>>>>>>>>> Pegasus and Triana. We would like if we can some details
and
>>>> points
>>>>>>> about
>>>>>>>>> how Apache Airavata is differ from those tools?
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>> *Harsha Kumara*
>>>>>>>>> *Undergraduate*
>>>>>>>>> *Department of Computer Science and Engineering*
>>>>>>>>> *University of Moratuwa*
>>>>>>>>> *Sri Lanka.*
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> *Shahani Markus Weerawarana, Ph.D.*
>>>>>> *Computer Scientist*
>>>>>> Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales, Australia.
>>>>>> Visiting Scientist, Indiana University, USA.
>>>>>> Visiting Lecturer, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Pavithra Kulathilaka.
>>> 
>> 
>> 


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