Swiss National Grid  /  Tools

 SwiNG currently provides the following tools to support scientific research communities.

Software Description Support team Link
VM-MAD VM-MAD makes it possible to cloud-burst a local batch-based computational infrastructure for running scientific applications. UZH/GC3

GC3Pie is a Python framework for orchestrating the execution of external commands over diverse computing resources. GC3Pie can execute processes on Cloud-based VMs, batch-queuing clusters, computational Grids, and -of course- any Linux/UNIX host where you can SSH into.

Elasicluster elasticluster aims to provide a user-friendly command line tool to create, manage and setup computional clusters hosted on cloud infrastructures (like Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud EC2) or a private OpenStack cloud). UZH/GC3