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Executing cyclic scientific workflows in the cloud

April, 7th 2021

Our pa­per with the title “Ex­ecut­ing cyc­lic sci­entific work­flows in the cloud” has just been re­leased in Spring­er’s Journal of Cloud Com­put­ing. In this pa­per, we present an al­gorithm and a soft­ware ar­chi­tec­ture for a cloud-based sys­tem that ex­ecutes cyc­lic sci­entific work­flows whose struc­ture may change dur­ing run time.

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Sudocle: A modern web app for Sudoku

March, 7th 2021

I’m a huge Sudoku fan. Today, I’m re­leas­ing the first ver­sion of my new web app called Sudocle. The app has been in­spired by Crack­ing the Cryptic, the world’s most pop­u­lar You­Tube chan­nel about Sudoku and other lo­gic puzzles, which I can highly re­com­mend!

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Steep 5.7.0

March, 3rd 2021

I’m very happy to an­nounce that the new ver­sion of my sci­entific work­flow man­age­ment sys­tem Steep has just been re­leased. The new ver­sion in­tro­duces live pro­cess chain logs, im­proved VM man­age­ment, and many other things (see com­plete list be­low). The ver­sion has been thor­oughly tested in prac­tise over the last couple of months.

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Steep 5.6.0

November, 14th 2020

The new ver­sion of my sci­entific work­flow man­age­ment sys­tem Steep has just been re­leased. New fea­tures in­clude auto­matic retry­ing, the pos­sib­il­ity to de­ploy mul­tiple agents, as well as an op­tim­ised schedul­ing al­gorithm.

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Fast and scalable point cloud indexing

November, 5th 2020

I’m pleased to an­nounce that our pa­per with the title “A sys­tem for fast and scal­able point cloud in­dex­ing us­ing task par­al­lel­ism” has been ac­cep­ted for present­a­tion at the in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ence on Smart Tools and Ap­plic­a­tions in Graph­ics (STAG). The con­fer­ence will take place from 12 to 13 Novem­ber 2020. It will be held fully on­line. Ad­mis­sion is com­pli­ment­ary, so feel free to re­gister and listen to our talk!

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Steep 5.4.0 has just been released

August, 21st 2020

I’ve just re­leased a new ver­sion of my work­flow man­age­ment sys­tem Steep. This ver­sion comes with two very nice new fea­tures: pro­gress dis­play and the pos­sib­il­ity to re­sub­mit work­flows.

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