Simulation as a Service - A Case Study of Provisioning Scientific Simulation Software via a Cloud Service

Morgan Eldred, Alice Good, Carl Adams

Abstract

This paper reports on a case study that was conducted on a large scale cloud service project that moved scientific simulation software to the cloud, one that used sensitive data. The study aimed to explore the challenges and practicalities of initiating and evaluating simulation as a cloud service. Action research was used to examine the nuances throughout the project as the service was moved from on-premise into a public cloud, lasting over one year from start to finish. The study was able to identify some emergent issues affecting initiation, technical security challenges and the evaluation of a significant change in a critical applications provisioning model.

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in Harvard Style

Eldred M., Good A. and Adams C. (2015). Simulation as a Service - A Case Study of Provisioning Scientific Simulation Software via a Cloud Service . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics - Volume 1: ESaaSA, (CLOSER 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-110-6, pages 37-44. DOI: 10.5220/0005539100370044


in Bibtex Style

@conference{esaasa15,
author={Morgan Eldred and Alice Good and Carl Adams},
title={Simulation as a Service - A Case Study of Provisioning Scientific Simulation Software via a Cloud Service},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics - Volume 1: ESaaSA, (CLOSER 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={37-44},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005539100370044},
isbn={978-989-758-110-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Emerging Software as a Service and Analytics - Volume 1: ESaaSA, (CLOSER 2015)
TI - Simulation as a Service - A Case Study of Provisioning Scientific Simulation Software via a Cloud Service
SN - 978-989-758-110-6
AU - Eldred M.
AU - Good A.
AU - Adams C.
PY - 2015
SP - 37
EP - 44
DO - 10.5220/0005539100370044