Fast Access to Remote Objects 2.0 a renewed gateway to ENEAGRID distributed computing resources

Angelo Mariano, Giulio D'Amato, Fiorenzo Ambrosino, Giuseppe Aprea, Francesco Buonocore, Massimo Celino, Antonio Colavincenzo, Marco Fina, Agostino Funel, Simone Giusepponi, Guido Guarnieri, Filippo Palombi, Samuele Pierattini, Giovanni Ponti, Giuseppe Santomauro, Giovanni Bracco, Silvio Migliori

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Abstract

This paper introduces a renewed gateway to ENEAGRID distributed computing resources named Fast Access to Remote Objects 2.0 (FARO 2.0). FARO 2.0 is a tool for application and desktop virtualization with a focus towards user experience (UX), providing trained as well as untrained users with a collection of centralized services that can be seamlessly used on their client through a remote desktop protocol. FARO 2.0 is a JavaFX application whose graphical user interface (GUI) and whose main logics have been implemented through the well-known Web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript) for easier maintainability and customizability, taking full advantage of the WebView component. The FARO 2.0 framework has been deployed both as a general purpose GUI for remote user access to ENEAGRID resources and as a specialized application or workflow-oriented GUI. They are applied in a set of applicative domains, ranging from materials science to technologies for energy and industry, environmental modeling, and nuclear fusion. Some examples and results are also presented.
Original languageEnglish
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JournalFuture Generation Computer Systems
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2018

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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