Grid Appliance


The Grid Appliance is a self-configuring virtual, physical, and cloud appliance that is used to create ad-hoc pools of computer resources both within a local-area and across wide-area networks. It is used primarily to execute high-throughput, long-running jobs and to create virtual clusters for education and training.

Intellectual Merit

The Grid Appliance research will provide knowledge of grid configuration and automated resource management.

Broader Impact

The Grid Appliance provides easy-to-access and hassle-free customization grid resources to researchers, scientist or instructors worldwide.

Use of FutureGrid

Development and testing of Grid appliances for FutureGrid training/education/outreach

Scale Of Use

A few VMs for testing Grid-appliance configuration

Panoat Chuchaisri
University of Florida


1 year 42 weeks ago