|Yahoo! - Cloud and Mobile Computing [Word]|
|Funding Agency Deadline||Yahoo! 2-page short proposal: 5/26/10|
|Funding or Award Criteria||
Program Description: As part of Yahoo!’s continuing effort to advance cloud and mobile computing research, they are pleased to announce that, beginning in Summer 2010, they will make a cloud computing cluster available to selected universities in the US. Yahoo!’s M45 cluster is part of the open Cirrus™ Testbed created by HP, Intel, and Yahoo!, and the cluster has been in use by selected universities since November 2007. the partition Yahoo! Plans to make available to universities will consist of roughly 400 nodes with a total of 3,200 cores, over 2 terabytes of memory, and over 1 petabyte of raw storage. The Yahoo! Cluster is intended to run the apache open source software Hadoop and Pig. Each selected university will share the partition with other selected universities. The initial duration of use if 6 months, potentially renewable for another 6 months upon written agreement.
Please see the solicitation for complete information.
|Number of Nominees Allowed||ONE proposal from The University|
|Required Internal Review Documents||
Associate Deans or Designates must submit the following materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 (NOTE: submissions directly from PIs will not be accepted):
Each college may submit up to 2 internal applications.
|Nominee(s) Selected to Advance||
No internal nominations were received. If you are interested in applying, please contact Courtney Swaney.