US ATLAS Tier2/Tier3 Workshop at SLAC

Europe/Zurich
Redwood Conference Room C, D (SLAC)

Redwood Conference Room C, D

SLAC

Research Office Building (Building 48)
Michael Ernst (Brookhaven National Laboratory), Robert GARDNER (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO)
MEETING WEBSITE (SLAC)
US ATLAS Integration Program - minutes
    • 09:00 09:30
      LHC and ATLAS status 30m
      Speaker: Jim Shank
      Slides
    • 09:30 10:00
      Facilities Status and Plans 30m
      Speaker: Michael Ernst
      Slides
    • 10:00 10:30
      Facilities Integration Program 30m
      Speaker: Rob Gardner
      Slides
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee 30m
    • 11:00 12:00
      Production and Analysis 1h
      Process and functional requirements at US ATLAS Tier2 and Tier3 centers including PandaMover, Pathena, Autopilot, and DQ2 30 minutes presentation - 30 minutes discussion
      Speaker: Kaushik De
      Slides
    • 12:00 12:45
      Shift operations, troubleshooting, discussion 45m
      A discussion moderated by Mark Sosebee, including an introduction to the ELOG shift logging system
      Slides
    • 12:45 14:30
      Lunch 1h 45m
    • 14:30 15:00
      Fabric Services: Storage management - Xrootd 30m
      Speaker: Dr Ofer Rind (BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY)
      Slides
    • 15:00 15:30
      Proof and Xrootd for Tier3 centers 30m
      Speaker: Bruce Mellado
      Slides
    • 15:30 16:00
      xrootd 30m
      Next generation xrootd/olbd and its performance Posix filesystem interface for xrootd using FUSE
      Speaker: Andrew Hanushevsky (STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER)
      Slides
    • 16:00 16:20
      Coffee 20m
    • 16:20 16:50
      Fabric Services: Analysis Queues 30m
      (Condor, PBS) functionality and configuration examples for setting up analysis queues
      Speakers: Mark Sosebee (UTA), Robert Ball (High Energy Physics)
      Slides
    • 08:30 09:30
      Fabric Hardware 1h
      - Compute Servers - OS choices (32/64 bit, etc) - Installation management - Disk Subsystems Configuration, resilience, performance, etc… suitable in the context of Tier-2 & Tier-3 centers, Sizing of Tier-3’s relative to physics analysis tasks and expected funding profile.
      Speakers: Christopher Hollowell (Brookhaven National Laboratory), Robert Petkus (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
      Slides
    • 09:30 09:50
      Fabric Services: Nagios monitoring 20m
      Speaker: Dr Tomasz Wlodek (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
      Slides
    • 09:50 10:20
      Network optimization and load tests 30m
      Speaker: Dr Dantong Yu (BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY)
      Slides
    • 10:20 10:50
      Coffee 30m
    • 10:50 12:20
      Fabric Services: Storage management - dCache 1h 30m
      Speaker: Ted Hesselroth (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)
      Slides
    • 12:30 14:00
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 14:15 14:45
      Optimizing data transfers 30m
      Report from WG Findings / Analysis Mechanisms to improve the performance
      Speaker: Dr Shawn McKee (University of Michigan ATLAS Group)
      Slides
    • 14:45 15:15
      OSG Grid Middleware 30m
      - Setting up a CE – Hands-on w/ installation & configuration - Installation and usage of client tools - The OSG Information System – how it works and what’s in there
      Speaker: Robert GARDNER (UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO)
      Slides
    • 15:15 15:45
      US ATLAS Services: panda-based release installations 30m
      Progress on installation of releases using Panda Demonstration at WT2
      Speaker: Tadashi Maeno (BNL)
      Slides
    • 15:45 16:15
      US ATLAS Services: Running entire physics analysis chain w/ Panda, proof & xrootd 30m
      A full demonstration based on a “real” analysis scenario
      Speaker: Tadashi Maeno (BNL)
      Slides
    • 16:15 16:45
      Coffee 30m
    • 16:45 17:15
      US ATLAS Services: distributed data management tools 30m
      Installation of DQ2 site services Installation, use of DQ2 user tools Mangement of data transfers to Tier2's Monitoring: DDM, FTS, etc
      Speaker: Hironori Ito (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
      Slides
    • 17:15 17:45
      US ATLAS Services: data management at the site 30m
      Local data integrity: filesystem, LRC and files on disk, review of community tools Space management at the site, policies Managing replication requests (discussion) - data distribution required for analysis jobs (AODs/ESDs) - out-of-band requests for specific datasets (eg. specific RDOs) - user-produced data hosting and publication
      Speaker: Mr Patrick McGuigan (UTA)
      Slides
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