COMPSs has been available for the last years to the MareNostrum users and to the Spanish Supercomputing Network and has been adopted in several research projects such as OPTIMIS, VENUS-C, transPLANT, EUBrazilOpenBio and EGI. In these projects COMPSs has been applied to implement use cases provided by different communities across diverse disciplines as biomedicine, engineering, biodiversity, chemistry, astrophysics and earth sciences.
COMPSs has had more than 500 downloads last year and is used by around 20 groups in real applications. COMPSs has recently attracted interest from areas such as genomics and biodiversity, where specific courses and dissemination actions have been performed.
During last years, the team efforts have been focusing on the nowadays-emerging virtualization technologies, adopted by Cloud environments. In such systems, COMPSs provides scalability and elasticity features by dynamically adapting the number of resources to the actual workload.
The current release is interoperable with both public and private Cloud providers like Amazon EC2, OpenNebula, BSC EMOTIVE Cloud and with OCCI compliant offerings.
This release implements the following main features:
The packages and the complete list of features are available in the Downloads page. A virtual appliance is also available to test the functionalities of COMPSs through a step-by-step tutorial that guides the user to develop and execute a set of example applications.
Additionally, a user guide and papers published in relevant conferences and journals are available.
For more information on COMPSs you can visit http://compss.bsc.es