IAAS-8: Dynamically acquire and manage hosted computer systems and/or storage volumes
An XSEDE science gateway developer needs to develop an application that can automatically acquire and manage hosted computer systems and/or storage volumes via an Application Programmer Interface (API).
User Importance Summary:
Researchers are increasingly using externally hosted ("cloud") virtual machines to extend their computing environments without requiring capital investment.
Target Communities and Sizes:
Application developers - O(10) Science gateways - O(10)