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4th Quattor Workshop

Europe/Zurich
Facultad de Ciencias, C-XI-201 (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)

Facultad de Ciencias, C-XI-201

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Carretera de Colmenar KM 15, Madrid, Spain
Luis Fernando Muñoz Mejías (UAM)
Description

This workshop brings together developers and advanced users of Quattor. The aim is to share experiences and to discuss the roadmap for Quattor development.

Participants
  • Alessandro Italiano
  • Andrea Chierici
  • Cal Loomis
  • Cédric Duprilot
  • German Cancio Melia
  • Jose del Peso
  • Kai Neuffer
  • Luis Fernando Muñoz Mejías
  • Marc Rodriguez Espadamala
  • Marco Emilio Poleggi
  • Matthias Schroder
  • Michel Jouvin
  • Nick Williams
  • Pablo Fernandez
  • Peter van Hooft
  • PHILIPPON Guillaume
  • Rafael Garcia Leiva
  • Ronald Starink
  • Serge Vrijaldenhoven
  • Shkelzen Rugovac
  • Stephen Childs
  • stijn de weirdt
  • Monday, 29 October
    • 09:30 11:15
      Introduction
      • 09:30
        Welcome 10m
        Speaker: Jose Del Peso (Departam.de Fisica Teorica)
      • 09:40
        CERN status 10m
        Speaker: Marco Emilio Poleggi (CERN/INFN-CNAF)
        Slides
      • 09:50
        LAL status 10m
        Slides
      • 10:00
        NIKHEF status 10m
        Speaker: Ronald Starink (Unknown)
        Slides
      • 10:10
        Grid-Ireland status 10m
        Speaker: Dr Stephen Childs (Trinity College Dublin)
        Slides
      • 10:20
        PIC status 10m
        Speaker: Mr Marc Rodríguez Espadamala (PIC)
      • 10:30
        UAM status 10m
      • 10:40
        Morgan-Stanley status 10m
        Speaker: Nick Williams (Morgan Stanley)
      • 10:50
        Philips status 10m
      • 11:00
        CNAF status report 10m
        Speaker: Andrea Chierici (Unknown)
        Slides
    • 11:15 11:35
      Coffee 20m
    • 11:35 13:40
      Quattor core developments
      • 11:35
        Pan Compiler 30m
        Speaker: Cal Loomis (CNRS/LAL)
        Slides
      • 12:05
        CDB status and extensions 45m
        Speaker: Marco Emilio Poleggi (CERN/INFN-CNAF)
        Slides
      • 12:50
        SCDB status 30m
        Speaker: Michel Jouvin (LAL / IN2P3)
        Slides
      • 13:20
        Other core modules report 20m
        Speaker: Marco Emilio Poleggi (CERN/INFN-CNAF)
        Slides
    • 13:40 14:40
      Lunch 1h
    • 14:40 16:00
      Quattor developments
      • 14:40
        QWG status 30m
        Speaker: Michel Jouvin (LAL / IN2P3)
        Slides
      • 15:10
        Xen and enclosures 30m
        Speaker: Dr Stephen Childs (Trinity College Dublin)
        Slides
    • 16:00 16:15
      Coffee 15m
    • 16:15 18:00
      Block device and filesystem layout changes
      • 16:15
        Defining filesystems and block devices 30m

        Tim Bell's and Andras Horvath's proposal on filesystem definition will be revisited. Then, it will be explained how their proposal was modified when implementing it.

        Speaker: Mr Luis Fernando Muñoz Mejías (UAM)
        Slides
      • 16:45
        NCM filesystems component 10m

        During last workshop, Xen discussion raised an interesting issue: can Quattor create block devices and export them for Xen virtual machines?

        The filesystems component addresses this issue, and some other improvements asked on Savannah

        Speaker: Mr Luis Fernando Muñoz Mejías (Facultad de Ciencias - Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
        Slides
      • 16:55
        AII status report 20m

        Report of AII developments, and the integration of the new block devices layout.

        Speaker: Mr Luis Fernando Muñoz Mejías (Facultad de Ciencias - Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
        Slides
  • Tuesday, 30 October
    • 09:30 11:00
      Progress review
      • 09:30
        Review open Savannah bugs 1h

        We will discuss the most outstanding bugs on Savannah, including who they should be assigned to.

      • 10:30
        Documentation 30m

        Discussion on documentation infrastructure on Quattor and Quattor's official page

    • 11:00 11:20
      Coffee 20m
    • 11:20 13:30
      Core tools and components: Process review
      • 11:20
        Release process 20m
        Speaker: Marco Emilio Poleggi (CERN/INFN-CNAF)
        Slides
      • 11:40
        Component adoption lottery 30m

        There are several important modules on Quattor's CVS whose author and maintainer left the project. For these modules, new maintainers must be assigned or the component must be deprecated.

    • 13:30 14:30
      Lunch 1h
    • 14:30 16:30
      Wrap-up