JESS Online at ENSIMS is a reliable and easy to use service that offers you a cost effective solution to your simulation computing needs. There are no other solutions available at present offering the similar capabilities as JESS Online. Here is a summary of the main features.
During our research and development, we have made every effort to optimize the hardware and software platform in order to achieve the best simulation speed. We use Intel's latest Core i7 desktop processors to build the compute nodes of our in-house cluster. This may seem to be an odd choice at the first glance, as virtually all other cloud computing services are based on the server processors. The rationale is very simple, speed! As you can see in our performance tests, single job simulation speed is at least 30% faster on our platform than on the best instance available on Amazon EC2. This means you can get the results back quicker from JESS Online than anywhere else.
Easy to use
Using JESS does not require any special knowledge about networking, remote simulation or cloud computing. With the building simulation tools have already JESS support implemented, the process is as simple as getting an account (or using a free trial account) and log on. All your existing workflows may remain the same. Unlike most of the cloud services, you do not need to worry about setting up keys, starting and terminating computing nodes, or managing separate accounts. Usage of JESS Online is charged by the actual computing time of the simulation jobs. You can check your usage and the progress of the on-going jobs with the online user's portal.
JESS Online does not tie you to one building simulation tool. In fact we are working to support as many building simulation tools as we can. At the present this service supports only EnergyPlus, Radiance and Daysim simulations. More simulation engines will be added in the future. Our support team is friendly and eager to help you with your problems and requests.
Another significant advantage of JESS is its native support for jEPlus projects. This provides an ideal solution for consultancy and research works where large scale parametric analysis and optimization are used. We are here to support your development and help you create customized solutions for your particular tasks.