The Futuregrid project is looking at novel
distributed systems architectures that emerge from the eScience
program usage demands, in collaboration with Microsoft Research.
An overview of the complete project available
and we also collaborate through the Cambridge eScience Center, which
It is closely related to the
Xenoserver EPSRC funded project.
The four strands of of application work make use of the xenoserver software infrastructure.
The periodic status reports provide more detail including reference to
Bamboo Multicast byMarcel Dischinger, an intern student from Karlsruhe University, is derived from the Scribe
algorithms, and includes a Whiteboard application.
The code was contributed back to the Bamboo distribution.
A second intern, Jan Hoeft, has also built an Internet Coordinate
Systems service. The code for this system will be available soon too.
project staff and principle (funded) students
Jon Crowcroft is the principal
investigator for the project. The Futuregrid project is supported by
an EPSRC grant from the eScience Core Program.
and by Microsoft Research.