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  • An Architecture for Programming Distributed Applications on Fog to Cloud Systems 

    Lordan, Francesc; Lezzi, Daniele; Ejarque, Jorge; Badia, Rosa M. (Springer, 2018-02-08)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents a framework to develop and execute applications in distributed and highly dynamic computing systems composed of cloud resources and fog devices such as mobile phones, cloudlets, and micro-clouds. The ...
  • Dynamic energy-aware scheduling for parallel task-based application in cloud computing 

    Juarez, Fredy; Ejarque, Jorge; Badia, Rosa M. (Elsevier, 2018-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Green Computing is a recent trend in computer science, which tries to reduce the energy consumption and carbon footprint produced by computers on distributed platforms such as clusters, grids, and clouds. Traditional ...
  • Enabling GPU Support for the COMPSs-Mobile Framework 

    Lordan, Francesc; Badia, Rosa M.; Hwu, Wen-Mei (Springer, 2018-01-31)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Using the GPUs embedded in mobile devices allows for increasing the performance of the applications running on them while reducing the energy consumption of their execution. This article presents a task-based solution for ...
  • Enabling Python to execute efficiently in heterogeneous distributed infrastructures with PyCOMPSs 

    Amela, Ramon; Ramón-Cortes, Cristian; Ejarque, Jorge; Conejero, Javier; Badia, Rosa M. (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017-11)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Python has been adopted as programming language by a large number of scientific communities. Additionally to the easy programming interface, the large number of libraries and modules that have been made available by a large ...
  • Executing linear algebra kernels in heterogeneous distributed infrastructures with PyCOMPSs 

    Amela, Ramon; Ramon-Cortes, Cristian; Ejarque, Jorge; Conejero, Javier; Badia, Rosa M. (EDP Open, 2018-10-24)
    Article
    Open Access
    Python is a popular programming language due to the simplicity of its syntax, while still achieving a good performance even being an interpreted language. The adoption from multiple scientific communities has evolved in ...
  • Execution of scientific workflows on federated multi-cloud infrastructures 

    Lezzi, Daniele; Lordan Gomis, Francesc-Josep; Rafanell, Roger; Badia, Rosa M. (2014-01-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Recently cloud services have been evaluated by scientific communities as a viable solution to satisfy their computing needs, reducing the cost of ownership and operation to the minimum. The analysis on the adoption of the ...
  • PyCOMPSs: Parallel computational workflows in Python 

    Tejedor, Enric; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda; Alomar, Guillem; Queralt Calafat, Anna; Badia, Rosa M.; Torres Viñals, Jordi; Cortés, Toni; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (2017-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The use of the Python programming language for scientific computing has been gaining momentum in the last years. The fact that it is compact and readable and its complete set of scientific libraries are two important ...
  • Re-analysis of public genetic data reveals a rare X-chromosomal variant associated with type 2 diabetes 

    Bonàs-Guarch, Sílvia; Guindo-Martínez, Marta; Miguel-Escalada, Irene; Grarup, Niels; Sebastian, David; Rodriguez-Fos, Elias; Sánchez, Friman; Planas-Fèlix, Mercè; Cortes-Sánchez, Paula; González, Santi; Timshel, Pascal; Pers, Tune H.; Morgan, Claire C.; Moran, Ignasi; Atla, Goutham; González, Juan R.; Puiggros, Montserrat; Martí, Jonathan; Andersson, Ehm A.; Díaz, Carlos; Badia, Rosa M.; Udler, Miriam; Leong, Aaron; Kaur, Varindepal; Flannick, Jason; Jorgensen, Torben; Linneberg, Allan; Jorgensen, Marit E.; Witte, Daniel R.; Christensen, Cramer; Brandslund, Ivan; Appel, Emil V.; Scott, Robert A.; Luan, Jian' an; Langenberg, Claudia; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Pedersen, Oluf; Zorzano, Antonio; Florez, Jose C.; Hansen, Torben; Ferrer, Jorge; Mercader, Josep M.; Torrents, David (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-01-22)
    Article
    Open Access
    The reanalysis of existing GWAS data represents a powerful and cost-effective opportunity to gain insights into the genetics of complex diseases. By reanalyzing publicly available type 2 diabetes (T2D) genome-wide association ...
  • Supporting biodiversity studies with the EUBrazilOpenBio hybrid data infrastructure 

    Amaral, Rafael; Badia, Rosa M.; Lezzi, Daniele; Rafanell, Roger (John Wiley & Sons, 2015-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    EUBrazilOpenBio is a collaborative initiative addressing strategic barriers in biodiversity research by integrating open access data and user-friendly tools widely available in Brazil and Europe. The project deploys the ...
  • TANGO: Transparent heterogeneous hardware Architecture deployment for eNergy Gain in Operation 

    Djemame, Karim; Armstrong, Django; Kavanagh, Richard; Deprez, Jean-Christophe; Ferrer, Ana J.; García-Perez, David; Badia, Rosa M.; Sirvent, Raul; Ejarque, Jorge; Georgiou, Yiannis (2016-03-04)
    Other
    Open Access
    The paper is concerned with the issue of how software systems actually use Heterogeneous Parallel Architectures (HPAs), with the goal of optimizing power consumption on these resources. It argues the need for novel methods ...
  • Task-based programming in COMPSs to converge from HPC to big data 

    Conejero, Javier; Corella, Sandra; Badia, Rosa M.; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (2017-04-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    Task-based programming has proven to be a suitable model for high-performance computing (HPC) applications. Different implementations have been good demonstrators of this fact and have promoted the acceptance of task-based ...
  • TaskGenX: A Hardware-Software Proposal for Accelerating Task Parallelism 

    Chronaki, Kallia; Casas, Marc; Moreto, Miquel; Bosch, Jaume; Badia, Rosa M. (Springer, 2018-05-29)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    As chip multi-processors (CMPs) are becoming more and more complex, software solutions such as parallel programming models are attracting a lot of attention. Task-based parallel programming models offer an appealing approach ...
  • Transparent Execution of Task-Based Parallel Applications in Docker with COMP Superscalar 

    Anton, Victor; Ramon-Cortes, Cristian; Ejarque, Jorge; Badia, Rosa M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-04-27)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents a framework to easily build and execute parallel applications in container-based distributed computing platforms in a user transparent way. The proposed framework is a combination of the COMP Superscalar ...
  • Transparent Orchestration of Task-based Parallel Applications in Containers Platforms 

    Ramon-Cortes, Cristian; Serven, Albert; Ejarque, Jorge; Lezzi, Daniele; Badia, Rosa M. (Springer Verlag, 2018-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper presents a framework to easily build and execute parallel applications in container-based distributed computing platforms in a user-transparent way. The proposed framework is a combination of the COMP Superscalar ...