Simplified Information Logistics
for Cloud & Edge environments

 

 

Current applications are eager to acquire and consume more and more amounts of data coming from distributed heterogeneous devices and sources, specially for IoT and mobile applications. As a developer you need to deal with data in an effective, fast, agile, and secure manner. The truth is that edge nodes, only in combination with cloud services, can provide the benefits of both worlds: better bandwidth, latency and security; and reliability and scalability levels required by such Data-Intensive Applications (DIAs).
DITAS Cloud Platform allows developers to design data-intensive applications, deploy them on a mixed cloud/edge environment and execute the resulting distributed application in an optimal way by exploiting the data and computation movement strategies, no matter the number of different devices, their type and the heterogeneity of runtime environments. It brings to your developer toolbox the best of Cloud & Edge worlds.

 

DITAS Cloud Platform provides two main tools: DITAS SDK in charge of supporting design and deployment, and DITAS Execution Environment, a distributed execution environment responsible for running and controlling the behavior of the application

Practical Tools for Data Intensive Applications

DITAS SDK

DITAS SDK provides extensions of popular tools such as Node-RED to define applications.

The key element of this tool is to allow developers to design applications by specifying Virtual Data Containers (VDC s) and constraints/preferences for Cloud & Edge resources to be exploited.

Applications are then deployed satisfying all constraints based on developer’s instructions and the degree of freedom given by the VDCs.

DITAS Virtual Data Containers

VDCs provide an abstraction layer for developers so they can focus only on data, what they want to use and why, forgetting about implementation details. With VDCs applications can easily access required data, in the desired format and with the proper quality level, rather than directly searching for and accessing them among various data infrastructure providers.

At design-time, VDCs allow developers to simply define data requirements, quality and how important data is. At run-time, VDCs are responsible for providing the right data and satisfying requirements by hiding the complex underlying infrastructure composed of different platforms, storage systems, and network capabilities.

DITAS Execution Environment

DITAS EE is based on our powerful execution engine capable of managing a distributed architecture and taking care of data movement and computation, maintaining coordination with other resources involved in the same application.

DITAS EE also has a monitoring system capable of checking the status of the execution, track data movements, and collect all data necessary for understanding the behavior of the application.

Learn how DITAS technology can help you creating Data Intensive Applications for Cloud & Edge

Learn how DITAS technology can help you creating Data Intensive Applications for Cloud & Edge

 

Help us create better tools for Data Intensive Applications for Cloud & Edge

 

Help us create better tools for Data Intensive Applications for Cloud & Edge

NEWS

DITAS Webinar on ICCS Premise

On June 20th, the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems organized a webinar in order to disseminate the DITAS outcomes targeting the academic, scientific and developers community. During the webinar, was presented an overview of the project, focusing on the...

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DITAS technologies on Critical Infrastructures Domain

In the context of DITAS, A Robust Information Life Cycle Management Framework for Securing and Governing Critical Infrastructure Systems journal has been published. This journal analyzes and implements techniques for Data gathering, analysis, treatment and quality...

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EVENTS

DITAS Webinar Series

DITAS Project is pleased to announce a series of two webinars for end-users to learn more about the technologies developed within DITAS project and implemented in the two project use cases. The case studies that have been adopted in DITAS project refer to two...

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DAMOVE workshop summary

On June 24th in Prague, in conjunction with the ICFC (International Conference on Fog Computing) DITAS has organized the first edition of the DAMOVE Workshop. A venue where researchers and practitioners have the opportunity to present and discuss their ideas and...

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POLIMI at CAiSE Conference 2018

The 30th Edition of the CAiSE conference series was hosted on June 11-15 in Tallinn, Estonia – home to a groundswell of IT startups and to one of the most advanced digital societies. The conference continues its tradition as the premiere venue for innovative and...

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SOCIAL NEWS

The first DITAS #Industry40 use-case webinar is over! Thanks to Belén, Enric, Pierluigi and Aitor. We will upload the whole recording to our Youtube channel at https://t.co/6mA43p18TZ. Stay tunned! #DITASproject #DITASwebinarI40

1 day left to the first DITAS use-case-focused webinar (July 24 14:00 CEST).We will talk about the way DITAS framework is applied in an #Industry40 use case with edge computing powering machine's self-diagnosis. Register now! https://t.co/MR33IMDy1m #DITASproject #DITASwebinarI40

2 days left to the first DITAS use-case-focused webinar (July 24 14:00 CEST). The webinar, leaded by @IDEKO_IK4, will look at the applicability of DITAS framework on a #Industry40 real world use case. Register now! https://t.co/MR33IMDy1m #DITASproject #DITASwebinarI40

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About us

DITAS project (Data-intensive applications Improvement by moving daTA and computation in mixed cloud/fog environmentS) project has been undertaken by global service provider Atos (Spain) and IBM (Israel); the European Cloud Provider CloudSigma () and European companies IK4-IDEKO (Spain) and Hospitalle San Raphaelle (Italy); and researchers from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and the Technical University of Berlin (Germany).