Quattor Workshop

chaired by Uwe Ensslin
from to (Europe/Berlin)
at DESY Hamburg ( Seminarroom 7a, Bldg. 7 )
Notkestraße 85 22607 Hamburg
Support Email: Uwe.Ensslin@desy.de
Go to day
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2006
    • 12:00 - 13:00 Welcome Snack and Registration
    • 13:00 - 17:30 Experience panel
      Sites will present their experiences with the Quattor
      toolset. A wish list will be compiled. Time estimates
      include time for discussions.
      • 13:00 Site experiences with Quattor 1h30'
        Sites are from the list of registrants. Items without
        presenter are to be confirmed.
        • CERN (German Cancio) 10'
          Material: Slides powerpoint file
        • DESY (Uwe Ensslin) 10'
          Material: Slides pdf file
        • IIHE/BEgrid (Stijn de Weirdt) 10'
          Material: Slides pdf file
        • INFN-CNAF (Andrea Chierici) 10'
          Material: Slides powerpoint file
        • LAL/GRIF (Michel Jouvin) 10'
          Material: Slides powerpoint file
        • Quattor Usage at NIKHEF (Ronald Starink) 10'
          Material: Slides pdf file
        • Phillips research (Serge Vrijaldenhoven) 10'
        • PIC (Marc Rodriguez Espadamala) 10'
          Material: Slides pdf file
        • Trinity College Dublin (Stephen Childs) 10'
          Material: Slides powerpoint file
        • UAM (Jose Del Peso) 10'
          Material: Slides pdf file
      • 14:30 Experiences with QWG templates 30'
        Experiences of sites using the QWG templates will be
        presented and discussed.
      • 15:00 Coffee 30'
      • 15:30 Experiences with YAIM based installations 30'
        Sites will present and discuss experiences made in
        installing GRID middleware using the YAIM tools
        • Experiences with ncm-yaim (Ronald Starink,NIKHEF) 15'
          Material: Slides pdf file
      • 16:00 Special use cases from sites 1h30'
        Sites will present specific uses and developments in more
        detail, giving demonstrations, if suitable
        • Resolving RPM dependencies (Stijn de Weirdt, Universite Libre de Bruxelles) 30'
          Material: Slides pdf file
    • 17:30 - 18:30 Visit to the computer center for interested people 1h0'
  • Thursday, October 19, 2006
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Special use cases from sites (cont'd)
      • 09:00 Creation and controlling of virtual machines (Stephen Childs, Trinity College, Dublin) 30'
        Material: Slides unknown type file
      • 09:30 Configuring Diskless Systems with Quattor (Matthias Schroeder, CERN) 30'
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 10:00 - 17:30 Quattor development
      Developments of the Quattor toolkit will be presented and
      discussed. Time estimates include time for discussions.
      • 10:00 Pan compiler update, C++ and Java (Charles Loomis, LAL-Orsay) 30'
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
      • 10:30 QWG templates update (Michel Jouvin, LAL/IN2P3) 30'
      • 11:00 Coffee 30'
      • 11:30 CDB update (Marco Emilio Poleggi, CERN,INFN) 30'
        Material: Slides presentation file pdf file
      • 12:00 Update on how to start SCDB (Michel Jouvin, LAL/IN2P3) 1h0'
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
      • 13:00 Lunch 1h0' ( DESY cafeteria )
        Lunch will be at the DESY cafeteria at your own expense.
      • 14:00 Update on core modules maintained at CERN (German Cancio, CERN) 30'
        Progress on modules like spma, ccm, ncm will be presented
        and discussed
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
      • 14:30 AII overview (Ronald Starink, NIKHEF) 30'
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 15:00 Coffee 30'
      • 15:30 CDB schema change for blockdevices 30'
        A change to the CDB schema has been  at proposed
        at CERN. It will be discussed by the participants.
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
      • 16:00 Discussion of namespaces and loadpaths 1h30'
        • A namespace proposal (German Cancio, CERN) 30'
          Material: Slides powerpoint file
        • Namespaces in QWG 15'
          Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 19:00 - 23:00 Workshop dinner ( bok restaurant ( See 'workshop dinner' from the navigation bar ) )
  • Friday, October 20, 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:30 Quattor development (cont'd)
      • 09:00 Discussion of namespaces and loadpath's (cont'd) 30'
    • 09:30 - 13:00 Outlook
      • 09:30 Date and location of the next workshop 30'
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
      • 10:00 Missing features in Pan (all) 30'
      • 10:30 Roadmaps and stability of Quattor (all) 30'
      • 11:00 Coffee 30'
      • 11:30 Review of open items on Savanna 1h30'
        Discussion of open entries in savanna, especially their
        priorities.