Edge Provider

The organization that hosts a SLATE edge cluster.
An edge provider may join a particular SLATE-based platform to define the scope and policies for supported Groups.
The SLATE edge administrator would act as the outside interface to the rest of the SLATE platform for the majority of circumstances.

Examples:

  • Campus IT organization
  • Research computing organization
  • Departments within a university or laboratory
  • Leadership HPC facility

Requirements:

  • Make sure that SLATE participation meets provider’s goal and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify the SLATE edge administrator
  • Coordinate with the SLATE edge administrator to identify resources and policies