Oct 14 – 18, 2013
Amsterdam, Beurs van Berlage
Europe/Amsterdam timezone

ATLAS Nightly Build System Upgrade

Oct 14, 2013, 3:00 PM
Grote zaal (Amsterdam, Beurs van Berlage)

Grote zaal

Amsterdam, Beurs van Berlage

Poster presentation Software Engineering, Parallelism & Multi-Core Poster presentations


Dr Alexander Undrus (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))


The ATLAS Nightly Build System is a facility for automatic production of software releases. Being the major component of ATLAS software infrastructure, it supports more than 50 multi-platform branches of nightly releases and provides vast opportunities for testing new packages, for verifying patches to existing software, and for migrating to new platforms and compilers. The Nightly System testing framework runs several hundred integration tests of different granularity and purposes. The nightly releases are distributed and validated, and some are transformed into stable releases used for data processing worldwide. The first LHC long shutdown (2013-2015) activities will elicit increased load on the Nightly System as additional releases and builds are needed to exploit new programming techniques, languages, and profiling tools. This talk describes the program of the ATLAS Nightly Build System Long Shutdown upgrade. It brings modern database and web technologies into the Nightly System, improves monitoring of nightly build results, provides new tools for offline release shifters. We will also outline our long term plans for distributed nightly releases builds and testing.

Primary author

Dr Alexander Undrus (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))


Brinick Simmons (Department of Physics and Astronomy - University College London) Emil Obreshkov (University of Innsbruck (AT)) Gancho Dimitrov (CERN)

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