CloudPYME: A Full Value-chain Ecosystem for the Provision of Modeling and Simulation services on Cloud for SMEs

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  • 1. CloudPYME: A Full Value-chain Ecosystem for the Provision of Modeling and Simulation Services on Cloud for SMEs
  • 2. Mission Statement To provide high performance computing and advanced communications resources and services to the scientific community of Galicia and to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), as well as, to institutions and enterprises with R&D&I activity. To promote high quality research in Computational Science in close collaboration with the research community from Galicia as well as from other regions or countries all over the world; contributing in this way to the advancement of science, to transfer technology to industry and administrations, and as consequence, to the welfare of society as a whole.
  • 3. HPC for SMEs “… HIGHLIGHTS that HPC is a crucial asset for the EU's innovation capacity and STRESSES its strategic importance to benefit the EU's industrial capabilities as well as its citizens, by innovating industrial products and services, increasing competitiveness, and addressing grand societal and scientific challenges more effectively.” Draft Council Conclusions on 'High Performance Computing: Europe's place in a Global Race’” of March 27th, 2013But for SMEs, HPC does not always mean big supercomputers
  • 4. SIMULATION IN SMEs in Galicia (2004)http://simula.cesga.es
  • 5. Constraints Open SourceTraining, V&V, and consulting External CPUs: CLOUDhttp://simula.cesga.es
  • 6. CloudPYME Project 0448_CLOUDPYME_1_E
  • 7. http://www.cloudpyme.euTechnological Centres
  • 8. Activities • Identify, Verify and Validate Open Software  Salome  Code_aster  OpenFOAM• Training • External SupportTechnological Centres• CPU on demandSupercomputer Centres or Cloud Providers
  • 9. CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE  CloudPYME Distribution SALOME  CODE_ASTERSTORAGE HPC on Cloud  CPUs on Demand  Same CloudPYME Distribution
  • 10. Full-Value-Chain Cloud Support LEVEL 1Application, V&V, Training, ModelingLEVEL 2Cloud Computing
  • 11. Tested with companies • Carpintaria Domingos Fernandes Ralha e Herdeiros • Weproductise
  • 12. What have we learnt? • Open Source CAD is not welcome. • CAE Open software is not easy to use, not friendly. But IT is powerful. • Bandwidth is a barrier. Another solution for shared storage. • Windows (SMEs) vs Linux world. • New functionalities (as robust studies) are more suitable for Cloud.
  • 13. Next Step: CloudPYME 2 • Promote HPC, not only M&S – Improve Cloud platform – Open calls for experiments – Consulting about usage of HPC• Exploring the deployment of PLM among SMEs • Exploring and promoting Open Innovation in SMEs. • Visit: http://www.cloudpyme.eu/en 0682_CLOUDPYME2_1_E
  • 14. Conclusions • Simulation and HPC is a must for SMEs • Still important barriers to adopt it • Supercomputing centres have the computing knowledge • But need collaboration with Tech Centers • Open Software and Cloud could help adoption, but need improvements
  • 15. Thanks! Q&A
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    1. CloudPYME: A Full Value-chain Ecosystem for the Provision of Modeling and Simulation Services on Cloud for SMEs 2. Mission Statement To provide high performance computing…