The new release (version 3.4.0) includes new and award-winning software components and also benefits from improved security and can be accessed and downloaded at www.omii.ac.uk.
The modular design of the new release makes it possible to pick and choose which software components are installed. In fact, it comprises 15 software components, providing the user with an immense number of possible configurations.
Two new software components have been integrated with the new release: GridSphere allows users to develop their own portlets and Open Grid Manager is used to monitor and manage a user’s grid resources.
According to Neil Chue Hong, Director of OMII-UK, the Institute is now moving closer to its goal of enabling scientists to produce their own Grid-enabled applications.
‘We are trying to move away from regular releases and towards being more solution-focused so that we can produce packages that are of real value to scientists,’ he said.
Founded in 2006, OMII-UK is funded by EPSRC through the UK e-Science Core programme, and is a collaboration between the Universities of Southampton, Edinburgh and Manchester.
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