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Mathematics and Computer Science

AWE: Argonne Workflow Engine

Workload management system for bioinformatic workflow applications

The Argonne workflow engine (AWE) is a workload management system for bioinformatic workflow applications. AWE, together with the Shock data management system, can be used to build an integrated platform for efficient data analysis and management that features following functionalities:

  • Common Workflow Language support
  • Multicloud support
  • Explicit task parallelization and convenient application integration
  • Scalable, portable, and fault-tolerant workflow computation
  • Integration of heterogeneous and geographically distributed computing resources
  • Performance-aware, cost-efficient service management and resource management
  • Reusable and reproducible data product management