Session VI: National and Local Impacts of Programmable Cyberinfrastructure using Jetstream

Jetstream is the first production cloud funded by the United States’ National Science Foundation (NSF) for conducting general-purpose science and engineering research as well as an easy-to-use platform for education activities. Unlike many high-performance computing systems, Jetstream uses the interactive Atmosphere graphical user interface developed as part of the CyVerse project and focuses on interactive use on uniprocessor or multiprocessor. This interface provides for a lower barrier of entry for use by educators, students, practicing scientists, and engineers. Jetstream is built upon OpenStack and enables programmable cyberinfrastructure, in addition to interactive GUI use, by leveraging APIs to support applications and science gateways that are not as well represented on other NSF resources. A key part of Jetstream’s mission is to extend the reach of the NSF’s eXtreme Digital (XD) program to a community of users who have not previously utilized NSF XD program resources, including those communities and institutions that traditionally lack significant cyberinfrastructure resources. The national and local implications and experiences gained from operating Jetstream will be discussed.

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Location: Grand Ballroom C Date: March 29, 2019 Time: 8:00 am - 8:20 am David Y. Hancock, Indiana U.