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Web traffic is highly jittery and unpredictable. Load balancer plays a significant role in mitigating the uncertainty in web environments. With the growing adoption of cloud computing infrastructure, software load balancer becomes more common in recent years. Current...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Distributed and Parallel Computing","Network Science and Online Social Networks","World Wide Web and Web Science","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26875v1
57 downloads
212 views

Personalized medicine is in great part enabled by the progress in data acquisition technologies for modern biology, such as next-generation sequencing (NGS). Conventional NGS processing workflows are composed by independent tools implementing shared-memory parallelism...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3338v1
64 downloads
152 views

The process of inferring a full haplotype of a cell is known as haplotyping, which consists in assigning all heterozygous Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) to exactly one of the two chromosomes. In this work, we propose a novel computational method for haplotype...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Artificial Intelligence","Distributed and Parallel Computing","Optimization Theory and Computation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3246v1
258 downloads
1,256 views

We describe best practices for providing convenient, high-speed, secure access to large data via research data portals. We capture these best practices in a new design pattern, the Modern Research Data Portal, that disaggregates the traditional monolithic web-based...

["Computer Networks and Communications","Data Science","Distributed and Parallel Computing","Security and Privacy","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3194v2
31 downloads
133 views

Three approaches to implement genetic programming on GPU hardware are compilation, interpretation and direct generation of machine code. The compiled approach is known to have a prohibitive overhead compared to other two. This paper investigates methods to accelerate...

["Artificial Intelligence","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2936v1
90 downloads
851 views

Despite recent algorithmic improvements, learning the optimal structure of a Bayesian network from data is typically infeasible past a few dozen variables. Fortunately, domain knowledge can frequently be exploited to achieve dramatic computational savings, and...

["Artificial Intelligence","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2872v1
30 downloads
112 views

Computational analyses for research usually consist of a complicated orchestration of data flows, software libraries, visualization, selection of adequate parameters, etc. Structuring these complex activities into a collaboration of simple, reproducible and well...

["Bioinformatics","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2849v1
36 downloads
287 views

Modern biomedical research aims at drawing biological conclusions from large, highly complex biological datasets. Nowadays, it is common practice to make extensive use of high-throughput technologies that produce big amounts of heterogeneous data. In addition to...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","Databases","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2839v1
25 downloads
130 views

The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) is an initiative to build the next generation, ground-based gamma-ray observatories. We present a prototype workspace developed at INAF that aims at providing innovative solutions for the CTA community. The workspace leverages...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2817v2
25 downloads
133 views

This paper presents the latest developments on the VIALACTEA Science Gateway in the context of the FP7 VIALACTEA project. This science gateway operates as a central workbench for the VIALACTEA community in order to allow astronomers to process the new-generation...

["Data Mining and Machine Learning","Distributed and Parallel Computing","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2818v2
57 downloads
472 views

Nowadays, the daily work of many research communities is characterized by an increasing amount and complexity of data. This makes it increasingly difficult to manage, access and utilize to ultimately gain scientific insights based on it. At the same time, domain...

["Data Science","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2831v1
130 downloads
292 views

Modern soft X-ray observatories can yield unique insights into time domain astrophysics, and a huge amount of information is stored - and largely unexploited - in data archives. Like a treasure-hunt, the EXTraS project is harvesting the hitherto unexplored temporal...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Scientific Computing and Simulation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2519v2
367 downloads
195 views

This paper explores recent improvements in 802.11p multi-channel protocol in vehicular ad-hoc networks. We provide definitions for a vehicular network and explore the operation of 802.11 within a vehicular network. We also study on areas of improvements of this...

["Distributed and Parallel Computing","Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2633v1
79 downloads
286 views

The lessons learned during six years of experience in design, development, and operation of four Science Gateway (SG) generations motivated us to develop yet another generation of platforms coined “Rosemary”. At the core of Rosemary the three fundamental SG functions,...

["Bioinformatics","Digital Libraries","Distributed and Parallel Computing"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2576v1
77 downloads
235 views

This paper introduces a renewed gateway to ENEAGRID distributed computing resources, named Fast Access to Remote Objects 2.0 (FARO 2.0). FARO 2.0 is a tool for application and desktop virtualization with a strong focus towards user experience (UX), providing trained...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Computer Networks and Communications","Distributed and Parallel Computing","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2537v1
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