Greg Riccardi

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Data resources play a significant role in many applications across multiple domains. Web services provide implementation neutral facilities for describing, invoking and orchestrating collections of networked resources. The OGF (Open Grid Forum) Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA), and its associated specifications, defines consistent interfaces through(More)
—A core mission of the Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio) project is the building and deployment of a cloud computing environment customized to support the digitization workflow and integration of data from all U.S. non-federal biocollections. iDigBio chose to use cloud computing technologies to deliver a cyberinfrastructure that is flexible,(More)
The Graduate School has verified and approved the above-named committee members. ii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Even though my name appears on this document, the presented work would have never been completed without the aid of a multitude of people. The following people are not the only ones I have to thank so if your name does not appear, know that I am still(More)
Status of This Memo This memo provides information regarding the specification of service based interfaces to data resources. The specification is presently a draft for discussion. It does not define any standards or technical recommendations. Distribution is unlimited. Abstract Data resources play a significant role in many applications across multiple(More)
The Office of Graduate Studies has verified and approved the above named committee members. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First, I am especially grateful to my wife, Cathy, for selflessly supporting me through the years. She has made many great sacrifices so that I could succeed. I am deeply indebted to her for all that she has given. Next, I would like to thank my(More)
The Office of Graduate Studies has verified and approved the above named committee members. iii I dedicate this to my late cousin, Darrell Anson Young. Please know that you are always in my heart and on my mind. I love you and miss you terribly. Wish you were here. XOXOXO iv ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I thank the Lord above first and foremost. Without Him, none of(More)
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