Abdulrahman Azab

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Phone +47-22840036
Mobile phone 46797339
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 23 A Kristen Nygaards hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1059 Blindern 0316 OSLO


  • Coordinator of PRACE 5IP Service 5 (Containers and VMs for HPC) 
  • Sub-project Manager, coordinator of the Norwegian node in Tryggve (Nordic platform for collaboration on sensitive data)


Research and Academic Interests

  • High Performance Computing
  • High Throughput Computing
  • High Availability Computing
  • Linux Containers
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cyber Security
  • Bioinformatics
Tags: Java, .Net, Python, Docker, Grid computing, High-Performance computing, High-Throughput computing, Bioinformatics, Galaxy, scrum, HTCondor, Singularity, Programmering


  • Azab, Abdulrahman (2017). Enabling Docker Containers for High-Performance and Many-Task Computing, In Lisa O’Conner (ed.),  2017 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E).  IEEE Computer Society.  ISBN 978-1-5090-5817-4.  Paper.  s 279 - 285
  • Simovski, Boris; Vodak, Daniel; Gundersen, Sveinung; Domanska, Diana Ewa; Azab, Abdulrahman; Holden, Lars; Holden, Marit; Grytten, Ivar; Rand, Knut Dagestad; Drabløs, Finn; Johansen, Morten; Mora Ortiz, Antonio Carlos; Lund-Andersen, Christin; Fromm, Bastian; Eskeland, Ragnhild; Gabrielsen, Odd Stokke; Ferkingstad, Egil; Nakken, Sigve; Bengtsen, Mads; Nederbragt, Alexander Johan; Thorarensen, Hildur Sif; Akse, Johannes Andreas; Glad, Ingrid Kristine; Hovig, Johannes Eivind & Sandve, Geir Kjetil (2017). GSuite HyperBrowser: integrative analysis of dataset collections across the genome and epigenome. GigaScience.  ISSN 2047-217X.  6(7), s 1- 12 . doi: 10.1093/gigascience/gix032 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Azab, Abdulrahman & Domanska, Diana Ewa (2016). Software Provisioning Inside a Secure Environment as Docker Containers Using Stroll File-System, In Rajkumar Buyya & Raul Ramos (ed.),  2016 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid).  Curran Associates, Inc..  ISBN 9781509024544.  Paper.  s 674 - 683
  • Azab, Abdulrahman (2014). Binary matchmaking for inter-grid job scheduling. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing.  ISSN 2194-5357.  285, s 433- 443 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-06740-7_36
  • Azab, Abdulrahman; Meling, Hein & Davidrajuh, Reggie (2014). A fuzzy-logic based coordinated scheduling technique for inter-grid architectures, In  Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems, 14th IFIP WG 6.1 International Conference, DAIS 2014.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-662-43351-5.  kapittel.  s 171 - 185
  • Azab, Abdulrahman & Meling, Hein (2013). Building Composite Grid Tasks Using STROLL File-System, In Kuinam J Kim (ed.),  Proceeding of The International Conference on IT Convergence and Security.  IEEE conference proceedings.  ISBN 978-1-4799-2845-3.  14047668.
  • Azab, Abdulrahman & Meling, Hein (2013). SLICK: A Coordinated Job Allocation Technique for Inter-grid Architectures, In 2013 EMS (ed.),  European Modelling Symposium 2013.  IEEE Press.  ISBN 978-1-4799-2578-0.  kapittel.  s 460 - 465
  • Azab, Abdulrahman & Meling, Hein (2012). Stroll: A Universal Filesystem-Based Interface for Seamless Task Deployment in Grid Computing, In Karl Michael Göschka & Seif Haridi (ed.),  Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-642-30822-2.  Chapter.  s 162 - 176
  • Azab, Abdulrahman & Meling, Hein (2010). A Virtual File System Interface for Computational Grids. Lecture Notes in Computer Science.  ISSN 0302-9743.  (6164), s 87- 96 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-13971-0_9
  • Arafat Ali, Hesham; Saleh, Ahmed Ibrahim; Sarhan, Amany & Azab, Abdulrahman (2010). Peer-to-Peer Desktop Grids Based on an Adaptive Decentralized Scheduling Mechanism. International Journal of Grid and High Performance Computing.  ISSN 1938-0259. . doi: 10.4018/jghpc.2010092801 Show summary
  • Azab, Abdulrahman & Meling, Hein (2009). Decentralized Service Allocation in a Broker Overlay Based Grid, In Martin Gilje Jaatun; Gansen Zhao & Chunming Rong (ed.),  Cloud Computing.  Springer.  ISBN 9783642106644.  s 200 - 211 Show summary
  • Azab, Abdulrahman; Kholidy, Hisham A. & Deif, Safia H. (2008). Enhanced "ULTRA GRIDSEC" : enhancing high performance symmetric key cryptography schema using pure peer to peer computational grid middleware (HIMAN, In  3rd International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Applications (ICPCA08), October 06-08, 2008, Alexandria, Egypt.  IEEE Press.  s 26 - 31
  • Azab, Abdulrahman & Kholidy, Hesham (2008). An adaptive decentralized scheduling mechanism for peer-to-peer Desktop Grids, In Hossam M. A. Fahmy (ed.),  2008 International Conference on Computer Engineering & Systems (ICCES).  IEEE Press.  ISBN 9781424421152.  Paper.  s 364 - 371
  • El-Desoky, Ali E.; Arafat Ali, Hesham & Azab, Abdulrahman (2007). A Pure Peer-To-Peer Desktop Grid framework with efficient fault tolerance, In Hossam M. A. Fahmy (ed.),  2007 International Conference on Computer Engineering & Systems.  IEEE Press.  ISBN 9781424413652.  Paper.  s 346 - 352
  • El-Desoky, Ali E.; Arafat Ali, Hesham & Azab, Abdulrahman (2006). Improving Fault Tolerance in Desktop Grids Based On Incremental Checkpointing, In Hossam M. A. Fahmy (ed.),  2006 International Conference on Computer Engineering & Systems.  IEEE Press.  ISBN 9781424402717.  Paper.  s 386 - 392

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  • Azab, Abdulrahman (2017). Building and Managing Linux Containers for Local Deployment and HPC.
  • Canon, Richard; Azab, Abdulrahman; Sica, Jeffrey; Kurtzer, Gregory; Priedhorsky, Reid; Younge, Andrew & Randles, Tim (2017). Containers in HPC.
  • Azab, Abdulrahman (2016). Docker containers for scientific computing.
  • Simovski, Boris; Drabløs, Finn Sverre; Gundersen, Sveinung; Johansen, Morten; Domanska, Diana Ewa; Azab, Abdulrahman; Sandve, Geir Kjetil & Hovig, Johannes Eivind (2016). The Genomic HyperBrowser.
  • Azab, Abdulrahman (2015). Software Provisioning Inside a Secure Environment as Docker Containers, With Galaxy Portal as a Use Case. Show summary

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Published June 14, 2017 10:44 AM - Last modified Apr. 24, 2018 10:38 AM