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From Emre Brookes <e...@biochem.uthscsa.edu>
Subject Re: Airavata EC2 GenApp
Date Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:46:51 GMT
Hi Suresh,

Your response is very helpful.  The need is not currently urgent, so I 
will wait for thrift API integration.

Thanks,
Emre.


Suresh Marru wrote:
> Hi Emre,
>
> You already hit all the right links. So if you are trying to integrate 
> right away, then the current trunk needs work, but the last release 
> (v0.11) will work with EC2. But the new thrift based API is with trunk 
> and GFac was being refined to do better monitoring and EC2 monitoring 
> needs to be updated.
>
> A student proposed a GSoC project to revisit the current EC2 
> integration and port it to using JClouds library [1].
>
> So here is what I will suggest:
>
> * You can use Java based clients with 0.11 release as of today
> * Wait until, lets say end of may to integrate with thrift API (hence 
> all the language bindings) and improvised monitoring using jclouds.
> * Once integrated with JClouds, it will buy in integration with other 
> cloud providers listed here [2].
>
> If you are planning to use it right away, then I will look up for 
> papers and other documentation on current implementation - [3].
>
> Suresh
> [1] - http://jclouds.apache.org/.
> [2] - http://jclouds.apache.org/reference/providers/
> [3] - 
> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=airavata.git;a=tree;f=modules/gfac/gfac-ec2;hb=HEAD
>
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 10:34 AM, Emre Brookes 
> <emre@biochem.uthscsa.edu <mailto:emre@biochem.uthscsa.edu>> wrote:
>
>     Hi All,
>
>     I was curious to know the status of Airavata support for job
>     submission to EC2 resources ?
>
>     I found Heshan's blog here:
>     http://heshans.blogspot.com/2013/04/run-ec2-jobs-with-airavata-part-i.html
>     and the wiki here:
>     https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AIRAVATA/Amazon+EC2+Integration
>     And the BioVLAB wiki:
>     http://biohealth.snu.ac.kr/wiki/index.php/BioVLab_:_Biology_Virtual_Collaborative_Lab
>
>     Once the api is ready for registry/submission (to bypass XBaya's gui),
>     I assume it will be possible to setup and submit jobs to EC2
>     programatically
>     (assuming proper EC2 certificate setup etc).
>
>     Any additional references/comments/insights etc. on EC2 Airavata
>     usage would be appreciated.
>
>     Thanks,
>     Emre.
>
>
>
>
>


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