ERN Projects

The ERN has launched two projects since its inception. Both are still active, and welcome new participants.

Resource Sharing Proof of Concept

The ERN Resource Sharing Proof of Concept implemented a user-friendly method for launching high performance computing jobs on different clusters at multiple campuses.  The prototype implementation enabled launching jobs across federated clusters at 9 cooperating campuses plus the Google Cloud Platform. It is now being put into production use for a cooperative effort between Rutgers and Penn State.

perfSONAR Mesh

The ERN perfSONAR mesh is a tool for identifying and diagnosing network throughput and delay issues across nine statewide research networks in the Northeast. The mesh currently includes more than 25 perfSONAR nodes spanning nine states