T0/T1 network meeting in Amsterdam



David Foster
This meeting is to present and discuss the wide area network architecture for the LHC era and to discuss a temporary solution for the tests to ramp up to what will be needed mid 2007.

The draft architecture document

    • 09:00 10:00
      Coffee and Welcome 1h
    • 09:30 10:00
      Welcome and Introduction 30m
      Speaker: David Foster (CERN)
    • 10:00 10:30
      Update on Geant2 topology 30m
      It is not likely that GEANT2 has made its final decisions by April 8,
      but I can ertainly give an update on topology.
      We will also be able to present an update of the GN2 schedule
      Speaker: Hans Doebbeling (Dante)
    • 10:30 11:00
      Schedule and possibilities of the T1 NRENs 30m
      A first time plan of availabilities of services within NRENS.
      Speaker: John Chevers (Dante)
      more information
    • 11:00 12:00
      Proposal for an LHC Network Architecture 1h
      The proposal as it has been discussed in the architecture subgroup will be presented.
      Speaker: Erik-Jan Bos (SURFnet)
    • 12:00 12:30
      discussion 30m
    • 12:30 13:00
      LUNCH 30m
    • 13:00 13:30
      Requirements Summary and update on Tier-2 sites 30m
      A report from the subgroup that compiled the requirements from the experiments.
      An update will also presented of our knowledge of the Tier-2 centers.
      Speaker: Jamie Shiers (CERN)
    • 13:30 13:45
      Network planning for running up period 15m
      It will be presented what was achieved in during Service Challenge II last March
      and what is foreseen to be tested in forthcoming challenges.
      Speaker: Kors Bos (NIKHEF)
    • 13:45 14:00
      Update from Taipei 15m
      Speaker: Yu-Lin Chang (ASCC)
    • 14:00 14:15
      Issues for intercontinental connections 15m
      Issues on connections to the US and through there to Canada and the Asian Pasific will be presented
      Speaker: Don Petravick (FNAL)
    • 14:15 14:30
      ESNET and the LHC 15m
      Speaker: Bill Johnston (ESNET)
      more information
    • 14:30 15:30
      Summary and Conclusions 1h
      Speaker: David Foster (CERN)
    • 15:00 15:20
      End of the Meeting, Refreshments 20m