Joint OSG and EGEE Operations Workshop - 3

Europe/Zurich
Culham Conference Centre, Near RAL, UK

Culham Conference Centre, Near RAL, UK

Ian Bird, John Gordon
Description
Please find details for the forthcoming COD meetings and EGEE workshop at
http://egee.in2p3.fr/events/UKI/

It is really important that you register and book your accommodation as soon as possible.

This meeting is to be held at Culham Conference Centre, Abingdon, UK.
http://www.culham.org.uk/
  • Tuesday, 27 September 2005
    • 09:00 12:00
      Registration
    • 12:00 14:30
      Welcome session John Adams Lecture Theatre

      John Adams Lecture Theatre

      VRVS Desert Room

      • 12:00
        Welcome 10m
        Speaker: Robin Middleton (RAL)
      • 12:10
        Workshop Aims 20m
        Speaker: Ian Bird (CERN)
        transparencies
      • 12:30
        Keynote speech - OSG/EGEE 30m
        Speaker: Ruth Pordes (FNAL)
        more information
      • 13:00
        Administrative matters 15m
        Speaker: Philippa Strange (RAL)
      • 13:15
        Lunch 1h 15m
    • 14:30 18:40
      Plenary Session John Adams Lecture Theatre

      John Adams Lecture Theatre

      Progress since last workshop and issues to address
      (VRVS Desert room)

      • 14:30
        LCG Service Challenges 30m
        Speaker: Jamie Shiers
        transparencies
      • 15:00
        Report on CIC-on-Duty - 1 year on 30m
        Speaker: Helene Cordier
        transparencies
      • 15:30
        Open Science Grid Progress and Status 30m
        Speaker: Doug Olson
        transparencies
      • 16:00
        Refreshment break 20m
      • 16:20
        Report on pre-production status 20m
        Speaker: Antonio Retico
        transparencies
      • 16:40
        User Support Progress 15m
        Speaker: Alistair Mills and Flavia Donno (CERN)
        transparencies
      • 16:55
        VO Boxes and Edge Services 1h 45m
        • What is the reason for VO boxes? 5m
          Speaker: Ian Bird
          transparencies
        • Experiment requirements and LCG prototype 15m
          Speaker: Antonio Delgado Peris
          transparencies
        • OSG Edge Services 20m
          Speaker: Abhishek Rana (VRVS), Rob Quick
          more information
          transparencies
        • gLite VO services 15m
          Speaker: Erwin Laure
          transparencies
        • Site concerns 20m
          Speaker: Jeff Templon
        • Discussion 30m
  • Wednesday, 28 September 2005
    • 08:00 22:30
      Plenary Session - Interoperability John Adams Lecture Theatre

      John Adams Lecture Theatre

      VRVS Snow Room

      • 08:00
        Coffee and pastries 30m
      • 08:30
        Status and progress on EGEE-OSG-ARC Interoperability 1h 15m
        • OSG 20m
          Speaker: Leigh Grundhofer
          transparencies
        • ARC 20m
          Speaker: Michael Gronager
          transparencies
        • EGEE 20m
          Speaker: Oliver Keeble
          transparencies
      • 09:45
        User Support workflows 1h 15m
        • EGEE 10m
          Speaker: Marco Verlato
          more information
        • OSG 10m
          Speaker: Ruth Pordes
          more information
        • ARC 10m
          Speaker: TBD
        • Discussion on integration of these 30m
          Speaker: Ruth Pordes
      • 11:00
        Refreshment Break 11h 30m
    • 11:30 13:15
      User Support - I Zeta Room

      Zeta Room

      User Support Goals for the workshop

      • Report on what has been done and the current plans for 2005-2006;
      • Get feedback from those involved in delivering the service;
      • Integration with other systems, in particular OSG;
      • Supporting Service Challenges (LHC and Biomed);
      • Involvement of support groups (such as ROCs in TPM).
      • 11:30
        Introduction to the User Support Session and goals 10m
        Speaker: Alistair Mills (CERN)
      • 11:40
        Introduction to GGUS: workflow and functionality 10m
        Speaker: Alistair Mills (CERN)
      • 11:50
        ROCs Interface and TPM participation 15m
        Speaker: Marco Verlato (INFN-Padova)
        more information
      • 12:05
        OSG Community Support, and Knowledgebase 20m
        Speaker: Rob Quick (Indiana University-Perdue)
        transparencies
      • 12:25
        Discussion on service and metrics 50m
        Speaker: Alistair Mills (CERN)
        • Available metrics on GGUS 15m
          Speaker: Helmut Dres (FZK)
        • Feedback from users/VOs 15m
          Speaker: ATLAS, CMS, Alice, LHCb and other VOs
        • Feedback from supporters 10m
          Speaker: TPMs from ROC-SE, ROC-SW, ROC-CE
        • Feedback from ROCs 10m
          Speaker: Italy, UK, ...
    • 11:30 13:15
      Fabric Management - I Pheonix Room

      Pheonix Room

      Fabric Management goals for the workshop

      • What is minimal fabric monitoring that grid operations needs?
      • What packages are available?
      • Improving fabric resilience - db service backups
      • Middleware portability - using other linux distributions - work done in FZK, Croatia, etc.
      • Can we get a fabric management cookbook? Needed as part of EGEE/SA1 cookbook, but needed in its own right.
      • 11:30
        SAM-Grid/LCG Interoperability Project 15m

        on behalf of Gabriele Garzoglio - FNAL.

        Speaker: Pierre Girard (IN2P3)
        more information
        transparencies
      • 11:45
        USCMS T1 Experiences with OSG/EGEE Fabric Interoperability 15m
        Speaker: Lisa Giacchetti (FNAL)
        transparencies
    • 11:30 13:15
      Operations - I John Adams Lecture Theatre

      John Adams Lecture Theatre

      Operations goals for the workshop

      • Interoperation: all aspects; what makes sense? what can be achieved? what can we learn from each other?
      • Metrics: to demonstrate a reliable, performant, robust, supported service that improves in quality
      • Integrating LCG Service Challenges and pre-production service into the regular operations
      • Monitoring tools: where are we? what is missing? How do we fill in the gaps?
      • (EGEE) Release/deployment process in the SC/LHC era
      • 11:30
        Metrics 1h 45m
        • Existing EGEE metrics 20m
          Speaker: Piotr Nyczyk (CERN)
          transparencies
        • Existing OSG facilities metrics 20m
          Speaker: Leigh Grundhoefer
          transparencies
        • Proposal and discussion of what is required 45m
          Speaker: Ian / Markus / Leigh (?)
    • 13:15 14:00
      Lunch
    • 14:00 15:50
      Plenary Session - Interoperability John Adams Lecture Theatre

      John Adams Lecture Theatre

      VRVS Snow Room

      • 14:00
        Monitoring 35m

        include discussion of validation and verification tools for interoperability

        Speaker: Oliver Keeble, Piotr Nyczyk, Leigh Grundhofer
      • 14:35
        Accounting 35m

        3 short presentations, with longer discussion in Fabric Management II

        Speaker: Matteo Melani, Dave Kant, Rosario Piro
        • EGEE Accounting 15m
          Speaker: Dave Kant
          transparencies
        • OSG Accounting 15m
          Speaker: Matteo Melani
          more information
        • DGAS 15m
          Speaker: Rosario Piro
          transparencies
      • 15:10
        Dynamic Application Installation 20m

        installation and publication of application context at a site

        Speaker: BockJoo Kim (UFL)
        transparencies
      • 15:30
        Refreshment Break 20m
    • 15:50 18:00
      Operations - II John Adams Lecture Theatre

      John Adams Lecture Theatre

      • 15:50
        Integrating SC and PPS into operations 1h 30m

        Bringing the Service Challenges and pre-production service under the umbrella of daily operations

        • Straw-man plan 20m
          Speaker: Markus/James
          transparencies
        • Discussion 45m
      • 17:20
        OSG Integration testbed, readiness plans and provisioning 30m
        Speaker: Leigh Grundhofer
        more information
    • 15:50 18:00
      Fabric Management - II Pheonix Room

      Pheonix Room

      • 15:50
        Porting Status and Results of LCG Middleware 10m
        Speaker: John Walsh
        transparencies
      • 16:00
        Fabric Monitoring at the INFN Tier 1 30m
        Speaker: Felice Rosso (INFN/CNAF)
        transparencies
    • 15:50 18:00
      User Support - II Zeta Room

      Zeta Room

      • 15:50
        Service Challenge preparation and requirements 20m
        Speaker: Jamie Shiers (CERN)
      • 16:10
        Discussion on Service Challenge 15m
        Speaker: Jamie Shiers and Alistair Mills (CERN)
      • 16:25
        The GGUS Portal: future plans and discussion 20m
        Speaker: Helmut Dres (FZK)
        transparencies
      • 16:45
        Plan for ROCs' verification in GGUS 15m
        Speaker: Helene Cordier (IN2P3)
        transparencies
      • 17:00
        The CIC portal and VO Views 15m
        Speaker: Gilles Mathieu (IN2P3)
        more information
      • 17:15
        Other CIC portal requirements 15m
        Speaker: Gilles Mathieu and Alistair Mills (IN2P3 and CERN)
      • 17:30
        GGUS Documentation 10m
        Speaker: Alistair Mills (CERN)
      • 17:40
        GGUS Training 15m
        Speaker: Alistair Mills (CERN)
    • 21:30 23:55
      Tour of JET

      Registration for this is now closed.

  • Thursday, 29 September 2005
    • 08:00 14:15
      Plenary Session John Adams Lecture Theatre

      John Adams Lecture Theatre

      (no VRVS today)

      • 08:00
        Coffee and pastries 30m
      • 08:30
        Summary of parallel sessions 30m
        • Operations 10m
          transparencies
        • User Support 10m
          more information
        • Fabric 10m
          transparencies
      • 09:00
        Monitoring tools 1h 30m
        • EGEE tools 20m

          R-GMA, Indian tools, etc

          Speaker: Piotr, Antonio, etc
        • OSG tools 20m
          Speaker: tbd
        • Other tools 20m
          Speaker: Grid.IT, UK, ???
        • Where are the gaps - discussion 30m
      • 10:45
        Refreshment Break 30m
      • 11:15
        VO Boxes - continued 1h
        Speaker: Jeff Templon
        transparencies
      • 12:30
        JET/Fusion community use of grids 45m

        Current and future fusion science data handling requirements will be outlined, with the emphasis on e-Science and GRID technology, using JET and an extrapolation from JET to ITER as examples.

      • 13:15
        Lunch 1h
    • 14:15 16:15
      specialist sessions and meetings

      to request a room for one of these extra sessions please contact p.j.strange@rl.ac.uk or d.small@rl.ac.uk

      • 14:15
        GLUE - 2 group 1h 30m Pheonix Room

        Pheonix Room

      • 14:15
        GOCDB Advisory Group 30m Dite Room

        Dite Room

      • 15:45
        Refreshment Break 30m