2015 WLCG Collaboration Workshop

Asia/Tokyo
Auditorium (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)

Auditorium

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB)), Andrea Sciaba (CERN), Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energ. Medioambientales y Tecn. - (ES), Maria Dimou (CERN), Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
Description

The agenda for the WLCG Workshop covers recent operational experience and future plans, together with experiment-site sessions, as in previous such events.

The map of the venue is here.

  • Saturday, April 11
    • WLCG Status and Operations
      Conveners: Dr Andrea Sciaba (CERN), Mr Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
      • 1
        Report from the Tokyo Tier-2
        Speaker: Tomoaki Nakamura (High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (JP))
        Slides
      • 2
        WLCG Status and Readiness for Run2
        Speaker: Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energ. Medioambientales y Tecn. - (ES)
        Slides
      • 3
        WLCG security
        Status and future of authentication, authorisation, identity federations and privacy issues
        Speaker: Mr Romain Wartel (CERN)
        Slides
      • 10:30 AM
        Coffee break
      • 4
        Database services during Run2
        Role of relational and non-relational databases, DBoD, ...
        Speaker: Luca Canali (CERN)
        Slides
      • 5
        Networking in WLCG
        CERN+Wigner network, LHCOPN, LHCONE, IPv6, SDN, ...
        Speaker: Tony Cass (CERN)
        Slides
      • 6
        WLCG monitoring
        Speaker: Julia Andreeva (CERN)
        Slides
      • 12:45 PM
        Lunch break
      • 7
        Batch systems
        Recent site migrations to HTCondor
        Speaker: Ian Peter Collier (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))
        Slides
      • 8
        Volunteer computing
        Speaker: Laurence Field (CERN)
        Slides
      • 9
        Optimisation of operational costs
        Speaker: Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB))
        Slides
    • 4:00 PM
      Coffee Break
    • Experiment Session

      The goal of the session is to allow experiments to transmit information to sites and WLCG operations about the Run2 data taking. Examples of topics to cover are:
      - Expected processing scales
      - Recent and upcoming developments in the computing systems (within Run2)
      - Operational procedures relevant to sites
      - Other experiment requirements for sites and WLCG operations

      Conveners: Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB)), Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energ. Medioambientales y Tecn. - (ES)
      • 10
        ALICE
        Speaker: Maarten Litmaath (CERN)
        Slides
      • 11
        ATLAS
        Speaker: Andrej Filipcic (Jozef Stefan Institute (SI))
        Slides
      • 12
        CMS
        Speaker: Christoph Wissing (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))
        Slides
    • Experiment Session

      The goal of the session is to allow experiments to transmit information to sites and WLCG operations about the Run2 data taking. Examples of topics to cover are:
      - Expected processing scales
      - Recent and upcoming developments in the computing systems (within Run2)
      - Operational procedures relevant to sites
      - Other experiment requirements for sites and WLCG operations

      Conveners: Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB)), Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energ. Medioambientales y Tecn. - (ES)
      • 13
        LHCb
        Speaker: Stefan Roiser (CERN)
        Slides
    • Computing at the HL-LHC timescale: Experiment views
      Conveners: Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB)), Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energ. Medioambientales y Tecn. - (ES)
      • 14
        Planning for the future
        Speaker: Ian Bird (CERN)
        Slides
      • 15
        Experiment computing models at HL-LHC (1/2)
        The goal of this session is to understand what are the main challenges up to the Run3 and HL-LHC timescale, the projections on the resource requirements, the limitations to overcome in the current computing models and the expectations of the experiments on the role of WLCG.
        • a) ALICE
          Speaker: Tatsuya Chujo (University of Tsukuba (JP))
          Slides
        • b) ATLAS
          Speaker: Graeme Stewart (University of Glasgow (GB))
          Slides
      • 10:35 AM
        Coffee break
      • 16
        Experiment computing models at HL-LHC (2/2)
        • a) CMS
          Speakers: David Lange (Lawrence Livermore Nat. Laboratory (US)), Dr Maria Girone (CERN)
          Slides
        • b) LHCb
          Speaker: Dr Marco Cattaneo (CERN)
          Slides
        • c) Discussion
    • WLCG Partners
      Conveners: Dr Andrea Sciaba (CERN), Mr Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
      • 17
        OSG Plans
        Speakers: Rob Quick (OSG - Indiana University), Robert Quick (Indiana University)
        Slides
    • 12:45 PM
      Lunch
    • Computing at the HL-LHC timescale: Technology evolution
      Conveners: Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB)), Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energ. Medioambientales y Tecn. - (ES)
      • 19
        New Storage Technologies
        Potential of cloud storage and object storage
        Speaker: Luca Mascetti (CERN)
        Slides
      • 20
        Resource provisioning
        Moving from grid CE to cloud: promise and issues HPC potential in WLCG
        • a) Resource Provisioning: Overview
          Speaker: Laurence Field (CERN)
          Slides
        • b) Resource Provisioning: Implementations
          Speaker: Andrew McNab (University of Manchester (GB))
          Slides
    • 4:20 PM
      Coffee Break
    • Computing at the HL-LHC timescale: Software
      Conveners: Alessandra Forti (University of Manchester (GB)), Jose Flix Molina (Centro de Investigaciones Energ. Medioambientales y Tecn. - (ES)
      • 21
        Software evolution
        HEP software foundation, etc.
        Speaker: Elizabeth Sexton-Kennedy (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))
        Slides
    • WLCG Partners
      Conveners: Dr Andrea Sciaba (CERN), Mr Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
      • 22
        Update on OSG/WLCG Network Services
        Speaker: Shawn Mc Kee (University of Michigan (US))
        Slides
      • 23
        Belle II
        Speaker: Takanori HARA (KEK)
        Slides