Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Development and technical paper
21 Feb 2017
Development and technical paper |  | 21 Feb 2017

Enabling BOINC in infrastructure as a service cloud system

Diego Montes, Juan A. Añel, Tomás F. Pena, Peter Uhe, and David C. H. Wallom

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This paper discusses the how the combination of cloud and volunteer computing can be a feasible solution to address large, complex, and expensive computing problems such as climate modelling.