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Wednesday, September 18 • 14:00 - 14:25
#4D2 - Cloud Technologies and Case Studies - Empowering domain experts with DARE, a new cloud-based platform and working environment

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DARE focuses on empowering domain experts to invent and improve their methods and models by providing a new cloud-based platform and a working environment. We have initially focused in the seismology community, supplying advance interfaces to support the Rapid Ground Motion Assessment (RA) application. It requires rapid data analyses, handling multiple data formats, multiple data sources, and availability of computing and storage resources on demand.
The new interfaces that we are building on DARE provide a fluent path from prototyping to production. Applications are not locked to platforms but can be moved to suitable new platforms without human intervention and with the encoded method’s semantics unchanged. For doing so, we exploit different technologies, such as scientific workflows (CWL), stream-based data-flow systems (dispel4py), containers (Docker), infrastructure orchestrations (Kubernetes), notebooks (Jupyter), and Cloud platforms. DARE platform acts as an intermediary between users’ applications and the underlaying computing resources, submitting applications and collecting (and storing) their provenance and results.

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Rosa Filgueira

Data Architect, Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh, EPCC
I’m a Computer Scientist with background in High Performance and Data-Intensive Computing. I’ve been always in academia engaging with researchers and domain scientists from different domains, such as geosciences, biomedicine and most recently digital humanities. I’ve designed... Read More →

Wednesday September 18, 2019 14:00 - 14:25 BST
4. Aston Webb, Room WG12 Aston Webb Building