• About EC3

    About EC3

    EC3 has been developed by the Grid and High Performance Computing Group (GRyCAP) at the Instituto de Instrumentación para Imagen Molecular (I3M) from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV).

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    This development has been supported by the following research projects:

    • Advanced Services for the Deployment and Contextualisation of Virtual Appliances to Support Programming Models in Cloud Environments (TIN2010-17804), Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación

    • Migrable Elastic Virtual Clusters on Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures (TIN2013-44390-R), Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad

    • Ayudas para la contratación de personal investigador en formación de carcter predoctoral, programa VALi+d (grant number ACIF/2013/003), Conselleria d’Educació of the Generalitat Valenciana.

    The following publications summarize both the development and integration in larger architecture. Please acknowledge the usage of this software by citing the last reference:

    • Caballer, M.; de Alfonso, C.; Alvarruiz, F. and Moltó, G.; “EC3: Elastic Cloud Computing Cluster”. Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Volume 78, Issue 8, December 2013, Pages 1341-1351, ISSN 0022-0000, 10.1016/j.jcss.2013.06.005.

    • Calatrava, A.; Caballer, M.; Moltó, G.; and de Alfonso, C.; “Virtual Hybrid Elastic Clusters in the Cloud”. Proceedings of 8th IBERIAN GRID INFRASTRUCTURE CONFERENCE (Ibergrid), pp. 103 - 114 ,2014.

    • “Custom elastic clusters to manage Galaxy environments”. In: EGI Inspired Newsletter (Issue 22), pp 2, January 2016. Available here.

    • Calatrava, A,; Romero, E.; Caballer, M.; Moltó, G.; and Alonso, J.M.; “Self-managed cost-efficient virtual elastic clusters on hybrid Cloud infrastructures”. Future Generation Computer Systems, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.future.2016.01.018.

    Also, EC3 has been integrated in the EGI Platform for the long-tail of science (access available through here), and it is available as one of the services of the European Open Science Cloud Marketplace.