The success of PRACE in providing unprecedented allocations of resources for computational science projects of the highest scientific quality has identified challenges in the storage, analysis, visualization and transfer of data connected to large-scale simulations. In order to provide the best possible services to the scientific community and ensure the largest possible impact of these large-scale simulations, the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) and the Board of Directors (BoD) of PRACE would like to get a better understanding of the challenges related to big data in connection with large–scale simulations.
The SSC invites Expressions of Interest for data services connected to large-scale computational projects, in order to better understand the level of demand, the scientific justification for such data services and the best way to structure these data services. The focus of the EoI is solely on data services that need to be tightly coupled to a PRACE computing system.
Expressions of Interest should be submitted to eoi-bigdata[at]prace-ri.eu before 15 November 2013. The submissions should not exceed two pages (11pt Times New Roman, 1.5 cm margins) and should address the following points:
Please note that submission of an Expression of Interest carries no implication regarding any allocation of resources or implementation of services.
Chair of the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)