Bernd Schuller

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The UNICORE Grid-technology provides a seamless, secure and intuitive access to distributed Grid resources. In this paper we present the recent evolution from project results to production Grids. At the beginning UNICORE was developed as a prototype software in two projects funded by the German research ministry (BMBF). Over the following years, in various(More)
UNICORE is a European Grid Technology with more than 10 years of history. Originating from the Supercomputing domain, the latest version UNICORE 6 has turned into a general-purpose Grid technology that follows established standards and offers a rich set of features to its users. The paper starts with an architectural insight into UNICORE 6, highlighting the(More)
The provision and processing of information in an e- Science environment are essential tasks. For this purpose, most environments provide information services which aggregate data from different information sources and make it available to users and other services. In this paper we present CIS, an extensible information service with an underlying unified(More)
In recent years, the Virtual Organization Membership Service (VOMS) emerged within Grid infrastructures providing dynamic, fine-grained, access control needed to enable resource sharing across Virtual Organization (VOs). VOMS allows to manage authorization information in a VO scope to enforce agreements established between VOs and resource owners. VOMS is(More)
A Universal API for Grids Grids introduced a new way of information processing that utilizes many resources distributed among various organizations, in space and time. Mature middleware tools as well as complex applications have been developed recently, to efficiently utilize the power offered by the Grid systems. These achievements demonstrated that the(More)
Structural bioinformatics applies computational methods to analyze and model three-dimensional molecular structures. There is a huge number of applications available to work with structural data on large scale. Using these tools on distributed computing infrastructures (DCIs), however, is often complicated due to a lack of suitable interfaces. The MoSGrid(More)