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Release: OMII Server Release (3.0.0)

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Project: OMII Server Release Release Version: 3.0.0
Project Description

OMII provides an open source system that addresses the user requirements of combining ease of installation and use within a secure environment. The OMII release focuses on the needs of distinct yet important stakeholders within Grid computing: the Service Provider and the Client.

Grid computing made simple

OMII provides a professional grid infrastructure to support collaborative computing in a secure and accountable manner. We address the needs of administrators by providing a simple to install and manage infrastructure without the usual security worries. We address the needs of service and resource providers by providing a detailed accounting model linked to the authorisation system.

Authorisation tied to resource use

Developers can write standard web-services and benefit from the security and authorisation model of the OMII service provider. Users can interact with the OMII grid using either a command line tool or through any application using the supplied Java programming interface.

Release Description

This release of the OMII Server distribution has been shown to install on a variety of modern 32bit Linux distributions, Mac OSX and various Java environment (JDK).

This release contains two new integrated software components: OGSA-DAI for data access and integration, and support for reliable messaging (through WS-Reliable Messaging and WS-Reliability) from the FIRMS project. There are updates to a UDDI compatible registry from the Grimoires project, a WS-Eventing implementation from the FINS project, and refactored documentation.

This release uses Tomcat 5.0.25 and Axis 1.2.1 to provide the OMII Web Services container.

Licence Text

The OMII (Open Middleware Infrastructure Institute) distribution comprises open source software from different sources with different licences. All of the software developed by OMII is provided under the Modified BSD licence as given below. Licences for all other software may be found in the top level 'licenses' directory.

Copyright (C) 2004-6, OMII, University of Southampton. All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  • Neither the name of the OMII, University of Southampton nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Type SOFTWARE
Submit Date 2006-07-04 16:48:18.0
Current Status ARCHIVE

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