Hydra: a service oriented architecture for scientific simulation integration

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One of the current major challenges in scientific modeling and simulation, in particular in the infrastructure-analysis community, is the development of techniques for efficiently and automatically coupling disparate tools that exist in separate locations on different platforms, implemented in a variety of languages and designed to be standalone. Recent advances in web-based platforms for integrating systems such as SOA provide an opportunity to address these challenges in a systematic fashion. This paper describes Hydra, an integrating architecture for infrastructure modeling and simulation that defines geography-based schemas that, when used to wrap existing tools as web services, allow for seamless plug-and-play ... continued below

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Bent, Russell; Djidjev, Tatiana; Hayes, Birch P; Holland, Joe V; Khalsa, Hari S; Linger, Steve P et al. January 1, 2008.

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One of the current major challenges in scientific modeling and simulation, in particular in the infrastructure-analysis community, is the development of techniques for efficiently and automatically coupling disparate tools that exist in separate locations on different platforms, implemented in a variety of languages and designed to be standalone. Recent advances in web-based platforms for integrating systems such as SOA provide an opportunity to address these challenges in a systematic fashion. This paper describes Hydra, an integrating architecture for infrastructure modeling and simulation that defines geography-based schemas that, when used to wrap existing tools as web services, allow for seamless plug-and-play composability. Existing users of these tools can enhance the value of their analysis by assessing how the simulations of one tool impact the behavior of another tool and can automate existing ad hoc processes and work flows for integrating tools together.

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  • 42nd Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS'09) ; March 22, 2009 ; San Diego, CA

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-08-07830
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  • Grant Number: AC52-06NA25396
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Bent, Russell; Djidjev, Tatiana; Hayes, Birch P; Holland, Joe V; Khalsa, Hari S; Linger, Steve P et al. Hydra: a service oriented architecture for scientific simulation integration, article, January 1, 2008; [New Mexico]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc932487/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.