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What is the meaning of each software category?
Bellow you may find some indicative definitions of the available software categories. A single software item entry can be associated with more than one category, setting the most appropriate as the primary one.
Science gateway: A Science gateway is a community-specific set of tools, applications, and data collections that are integrated together via a web portal or a desktop application, providing access to resources and services from the European Grid Infrastructure.
Workflow: EGI workflows are sequences of computational and data manipulation steps required to perform a specific analysis, using resources from the e-infrastructure. In principal, workflows are deployed with the help of a workflow system, a graphical or text environment that enables scientific communities to write and execute their own workflows on available resources.
: Could be programs (applications, tools, services, etc.) that are part of a specific Middleware. In principal, the code and/or binaries of a Middleware product are managed by the EGI AppDB
and are populated through the UMD Community repository