US ATLAS Transparent Distributed Facility Workshop

Europe/Zurich
University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina

Friday Center on the Campus of the University of North Carolina
Michael Ernst (BNL, ATLAS) , Robert GARDNER (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO)
Description
US ATLAS Facility meeting co-located with the OSG All Hands Consortium meeting hosted by RENCI, North Carolina
OSG All Hands Consortium Meeting Website
US ATLAS Facility twiki (background information and notes)
Participants
  • Fred Luehring
  • Michael Ernst
  • Nurcan Ozturk
  • Patrick McGuigan
  • Robert GARDNER
  • Saul Youssef
  • Shank Jim
  • Shawn McKee
Support
  • Tuesday, 4 March 2008
    • 09:00 10:45
      Operations and FDR
      • 09:00
        Introduction, schedule, required capabilities 30m
        Speaker: Michael Ernst (BNL, ATLAS)
      • 09:30
        Supporting Users and Coordinating Operations in the Facility 30m
        Speaker: Kaushik De (UT-Arlinton)
        Slides
      • 10:00
        FDR - Results so far, schedule and challenges 45m
        Speaker: James Herbert Cochran Jr (Iowa State University)
        Slides
    • 10:45 11:00
      Coffee break
    • 11:00 12:45
      Distributed Analysis
      • 11:00
        A distributed analysis demonstrator using Pathena analysis queues on Tier2 facilities 30m
        Speaker: Ms. Nurcan Ozturk (University of Texas at Arlington)
        Slides
      • 11:30
        Data distribution and placement strategies 45m
        Speaker: Kaushik De (UT-Arlinton)
        Slides
    • 12:45 13:45
      Lunch
    • 13:45 15:30
      Tier3 Analysis
      • 13:45
        Tier3 analysis scenarios, revisited 45m
        Speaker: Amir Farbin (Univ. of Texas at Arlington)
        Slides
      • 14:30
        ATLAS data and the Tier3 30m
        • access tools and methods for Tier3-based analyses
        • uploading and registering user datasets
        Speaker: Marco Mambelli (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO)
        Slides
      • 15:00
        Deployment and use of PROOF/xrootd in the Facility 30m
        Speaker: Sergey Panitkin (Department of Physics - Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL))
        Slides
    • 15:30 16:30
      Tier3 Facilities
      • 15:30
        Equipping Tier3 Centers: an example Tier3 20m
        Speaker: Doug Benjamin (Duke University)
        Slides
      • 15:50
        Equipping Tier3 Centers: SMU Tier3 plans 20m
        Speaker: Justin Ross (SMU)
        Slides
    • 16:30 16:45
      Coffee break
    • 16:45 18:05
      Preparations for First Data
      • 16:45
        First data scenarios (discussion) 1h
        • based on what has been learned in FDR and present and near-term capabilities
        • sharpen near term goals
        • setting user expectations
      • 17:45
        Summary and next steps 20m

        Review action items from the meeting

        Speaker: Robert GARDNER (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO)