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Jetstream presentation at XSEDE Science Gateway Seminar 6/16/2017

Jeremy Fischer from the IU Jetstream team will present the system for the XSEDE science gateway community this Friday at 12:00 pm noon ET / 11:00 am CT / 9:00 am PT.  We may record this call.

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Abstract: Jetstream is a unique resource in the XSEDE ecosystem. It provides a level of access and configuration that you don't find in the traditional HPC world. In this week's call, we will explore what Jetstream is, what features are available, and the basic operation of Jetstream. Building on that, we'll discuss what advantages Jetstream brings to gateway developers, other interesting paths in gateways on Jetstream, and also soliciting ideas on how the Jetstream team can help you.



1) What Jetstream is

2) What Jetstream ISN'T

3) What Atmosphere is -- now forget about it entirely

4) What the API is and why gateway developers want to be there

5) The basics we provide (images, networks/ips, etc)

6) Ephemeral storage vs persistent storage on Jetstream

   6a) Cattle not pets

7) Some of the possibilities -- true elastic computing, virtual clusters, other things

8) Utilizing the two distinct clouds to your benefit as gateway developers

9) Using resources like Wrangler for maximizing use of Jetstream for large data sets and big data problems

10) Discussion: What images/features would gateway developers like to see?