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Jun 1, 2017
XSEDE Information Services contains metadata about XSEDE federated HPC, HTC, storage, visualization, and cloud resources; the software and services hosted on those resources; and XSEDE central services. The metadata includes static descriptive information and dynamic status information. A RESTful... more
May 18, 2017
XSEDE's Community Infrastructure area (XCI) recently published new use cases describing two important community-building features of the XSEDE system: community infrastructure and Service Provider (SP) integration. These two documents describe how the XSEDE system facilitates information sharing... more
May 4, 2017
XSEDE's InCommon Identity Provider (IdP) idp.xsede.org allows XSEDE users to sign in to web sites that are part of the InCommon Federation (for example, GENI and ORCID) using their XSEDE accounts. This capability is especially useful for users who do not have an existing InCommon IdP provided by... more
Apr 18, 2017
The XSEDE User Portal now uses XSEDE's Globus Auth interface for logging in. While mostly invisible to XSEDE users, this "under the covers" addition to the user portal lays important groundwork for XSEDE to offer more features from the Globus data platform, such as data transfer, data sharing, and... more
Mar 22, 2017
A new xdinfo tool enables users and programs to query XSEDE information services from the command line and to access information about XSEDE integrated HPC, HTC, visualization, and storage resources; the login/SSH, GridFTP, and GRAM5 service available to access those resources; the software... more
Mar 13, 2017
XSEDE users have the ability to delegate a short­-lived certificate issued by the XSEDE MyProxy service to a science gateway using the XSEDE OA4MP (OAuth for MyProxy) service. The enhanced OA4MP service now supports both the OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect protocols. XSEDE encourages science gateway... more
Feb 27, 2017
The XSEDE Central Database "XDCDB" stores job and resource allocation information for XSEDE users.  To enhance XDCDB security we've introduced a new REST API that replaces less secure direct database connections. Two software tools were upgraded to use the new XDCDB REST API: the xdusage tool which... more
Jan 31, 2017
XCI has created images that allow its cluster toolkit to be used on the Jetstream research cloud system offered by XSEDE.  These images create a persistent cluster in the Jetstream environment and provide software to test and implement clusters.  Currently CRI is supporting the SEAGrid science... more
Jan 31, 2017
XSEDE 2 proposed the XSEDE Community Software Repository (XCSR) service and tool that enables the national research community to connect resources, software, and services into the broader cyberinfrastructure ecosystem. Today we introduce a new XCSR feature providing a set of central web console ... more
Jan 31, 2017
XSEDE CRI creates toolkits for campus cyberinfrastructure providers to use on infrastructure (from laptops to clusters).  Currently CRI tools work on 100 Teraflops of resources on 91 systems.  In 2017, CRI will provide a new toolkit based on OpenHPC for cluster installation and management.  OpenHPC... more

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