ATLAS Distributed Computing Technical Interchange Meeting Chicago

408 (University of Chicago Gleacher Center)


University of Chicago Gleacher Center

450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr, Chicago, IL 60611

Registration, travel and lodging information can be found at the TIM 2014 meeting website:

    • 9:00 AM 9:30 AM
      • 9:00 AM
        Welcome from ADC Coordination 15m
        Speakers: Dr Simone Campana (CERN), Dr Torre Wenaus (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))
      • 9:15 AM
        Welcome from local organizers 15m
        Speaker: Robert William Gardner Jr (University of Chicago (US))
    • 9:30 AM 12:30 PM
      Experience from DC14

      Chairs: Simone and Eric
      Minutes: Torre

      • 9:30 AM
        Experience from Data Processing (MC, reprocessing, trains) 1h
        Speakers: Jose Enrique Garcia Navarro (Instituto de Fisica Corpuscular (ES)), Nurcan Ozturk (University of Texas at Arlington (US)), Paul James Laycock (University of Liverpool (GB))
      • 10:30 AM
        Coffee 30m
      • 11:00 AM
        The ADC operations story 40m
        Speakers: Alessandro Di Girolamo (CERN), Andrej Filipcic (Jozef Stefan Institute (SI))
      • 11:40 AM
        Observations from Sites 40m
        • US sites 20m
          Speaker: Hironori Ito (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))
        • EU sites 20m
          Speaker: Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB))
        • Discussion 10m
    • 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
      Lunch 1h
    • 1:30 PM 5:10 PM
      Run-2 analysis model and End-User tools

      Chairs: Nurcan+Paul
      Minutes: PLove

      • 1:30 PM
        Bulk Processing, Trains, End User analysis 1h
        Speakers: Nurcan Ozturk (University of Texas at Arlington (US)), Paul James Laycock (University of Liverpool (GB))
      • 2:30 PM
        Impact on Resource Organization 40m
        Speaker: Dr Richard Philip Mount (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (US))
      • 3:10 PM
        Coffee 20m
      • 3:30 PM
        Juniper Networks: A Strategic Partner for Research and Education 10m
      • 3:40 PM
        End User Tools for Run-2 1h 20m
        • dq2-get/rucio-get/fax-get tools 20m
          Speakers: Cedric Serfon (CERN), Ilija Vukotic (University of Chicago (US)), Martin Barisits (CERN)
        • RucioWeb and DaTRI 30m
          Speakers: Cedric Serfon (CERN), Martin Barisits (CERN)
        • Analysis tools: JEDI client and BigPandaMon 30m
          Speaker: Dr Torre Wenaus (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))
    • 5:10 PM 7:10 PM
      Reception Event 2h
    • 9:00 AM 12:45 PM
      Workload Management

      Chairs: Rob+Rod
      Minutes: AleDG

      • 9:00 AM
        Prodsys-2 status 50m
        Speaker: Kaushik De (University of Texas at Arlington (US))
      • 9:50 AM
        Discussion on Workload Management related points 55m
        • Tuning Prodsys to Run-2 45m
          Flexibility in MCORE vs SCORE and ANALYSIS vs PRODUCTION; Resource needs: memory; walltime/CPUtime; hospital queues Job Parameter tuning: job lengths, number of events, optimisation of runtime vs output size vs input size/nfiles
          Speakers: Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB)), Andrej Filipcic (Jozef Stefan Institute (SI)), Dr Rodney Walker (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (DE))
      • 10:45 AM
        Coffee 30m
      • 11:15 AM
        Discussion on Workload Management related points 1h 15m
        • Cloud Resources 40m
          How can we flexibly utilise them for various use cases (MCORE vs SCORE, etc ..)
          Speakers: Frank Olaf Berghaus (University of Victoria (CA)), Ryan Taylor (University of Victoria (CA))
        • HPCs, experience and possible evolution 40m
          How to extend HPCs utilisation to more workflows
          Speaker: Danila Oleynik (Joint Inst. for Nuclear Research (RU))
      • 12:30 PM
        A word from our sponsor 15m
    • 12:45 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch 1h 15m
    • 2:00 PM 5:02 PM
      Data Managment

      Chairs: MErnst+AleDG
      Minutes: Rod

    • 5:02 PM 5:04 PM
      Dinner Event Info 2m
    • 7:00 PM 10:00 PM
      Dinner Event 3h
    • 9:00 AM 12:30 PM
      Prodsys/T0/Rucio integration

      Chair: Armin+PLove
      Minutes: Andrej

      • 9:00 AM
        T0 in Run-2 40m
        Integration with Rucio, cold vs hot storage, spillover to T1s, usage of AthenaMP
        Speaker: Armin Nairz (CERN)
      • 9:40 AM
        Prodsys-Rucio integration 40m
        • Rucio metadata for Prodsys-2 40m
          Speaker: Dr Rodney Walker (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (DE))
      • 10:20 AM
        Coffee 30m
      • 10:50 AM
        Prodsys-Rucio integration 1h 40m
        Speaker: Dr Peter Love (Lancaster University (GB))
        • Placement and Replication: RPG 30m
        • Data Deletion and obsoletion 30m
        • Popularity zoo: Rucio, Panda, xrootd, local access. File vs dataset access 40m
    • 12:30 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch - outside

      Various restaurants in the neighborhood. Billy Goat Tavern, Corner Bakery, Volare, Purple Pig (for adventurous foodies) nearby.

    • 2:00 PM 3:30 PM
      Data Lifecycle Model

      Chair: Torre+Richard
      Minutes: Simone

      • 2:00 PM
        Description of the Model 20m
        Speaker: Dr Simone Campana (CERN)
      • 2:20 PM
        Implementation in Rucio 40m
        Speakers: Cedric Serfon (CERN), Martin Barisits (CERN)
      • 3:00 PM
        Coffee 30m
    • 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
      Wrap Up, Action List, Goodbye