25-26 October 2012
LaBRI, Bordeaux
Europe/Paris timezone
This tutorial provides an overview of cloud computing followed by a detailed description of the StratusLab "Infrastructure as a Service" (IaaS) cloud distribution. The lectures cover all of the compute, network, and storage services followed by practical exercises. A section on porting applications to the cloud along with specific bioinformatics examples follows the general description of services. The tutorial concludes with a description of the StratusLab roadmap and a general discussion.

The slides and supporting materials are provided in English but will be presented in French.

Participants must bring a laptop with them to the tutorial.

Mac OSX, Linux: Ensure that you have installed python (2.6+, but not 3.x), java (1.6+), and an ssh client. For signing of virtual machine descriptions, an X509 certificate is needed.

Windows: Ensure that you have installed python (2.6+, but not 3.x), java (1.6+), and an ssh client. The StratusLab client currently does not support the signing of virtual machine descriptions on Windows.
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Europe/Paris
LaBRI, Bordeaux