Cloud Computing Testbed Requirements

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  • Earth Science Information Requirements and Computational Characteristics
    • Data Intensive (Disk I/O, Network I/O)
    • Computing Intensive (Numerical Models)
    • Concurrent Intensive (Popular Services)
    • Intensity Spikes
    • Scalability/Reliability (guarantee % of up time)
  • Vendor Capabilities
    • Scalability/Reliability (guarantee % of up time)
    • Maximum or Available Capacity
      • Operation
      • Spike
      • CPU Core
      • RAM
      • Storage
      • Network (In-bound, Out-bound)
    • Cost Model (how vendor charge the following aspects) and Cost
      • Operation
      • Spike
      • CPU Core
      • RAM
      • Storage
      • Network (In-bound, Out-bound)
      • Other Facility (e.g., auto scaling, queue, logs, analyses, etc.)
    • Available User Interfaces and Supported services, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
      • Web Interface
      • SSH Linux type of interface
      • Or community open APIs
    • Usability and Manageability
    • Security and Auditability (FISMA supports)
    • References supporting other science-based orgs
      • Successful Domain Projects
      • Deployed science-domain projects using their platform