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Minutes of the Facilities Integration Program meeting, Nov 12, 2008
  • Previous meetings and background : IntegrationProgram
  • Coordinates: Wednesdays, 1:00pm Eastern
    • new phone (309) 946-5300, Access code: 735188; Dial *6 to mute/un-mute.


  • Meeting attendees:
  • Apologies:
  • Guests: none

Integration program update (Rob, Michael)

  • IntegrationPhase7
  • High level goals in Integration Phase 7:
    • Pilot integration with space tokens
    • LFC deployed and commissioned: DDM, Panda-Mover, Panda fully integrated
    • Transition to /atlas/Role=Production proxy for production
    • Storage
      • Procurements - keep to schedule
      • Space management and replication
    • Network and Throughput
      • Monitoring infrastructure and new gridftp server deployed
      • Throughput targets reached
    • Analysis
      • New benchmarks for analysis jobs coming from Nurcan
      • Upcoming Jamborees
    • Probably will hold another US ATLAS Tier 2/Tier3 meeting
      • Winter/Early Spring
      • Location: Duke (TBC)
  • OSG site admins meeting coming up: https://twiki.grid.iu.edu/bin/view/SiteCoordination/SiteAdminsWorkshop2008 led-blue

Facility downtimes

We need to make transparent downtimes, or whether there are problems. Making this well-known to the collaboration. We need to work on a structure provide this information to the collaboration.
  • follow-up discussion from last week
    • OIM https://oim.grid.iu.edu/ to announce downtimes
    • Where to "announce"? shifters, prodsys, oim, ....
    • Curl method for off/online sits in Panda - make this automatically inform OIM?
    • Would like to do this in one place. With one click. Note OIM requires a grid certificate.
    • Kaushik will provide a summary, send around. Kaushik will try for next week.

Next procurements

  • Cover in site-reports

Operations overview: Production (Kaushik)

Shifters report (Mark)

PRODDISK migration (Yuri, Paul, others)

  • Follow-up w/ status at each site; last week:
    • SWT2_OU - waiting for new storage.
    • SLAC - completed.
    • BU - completed for BU site, working well. For Harvard, custom site mover tool will be needed.

Analysis queues, FDR analysis (Nurcan)

Operations: DDM (Hiro)

Throughput initiative - status (Shawn)

LFC migration

Site news and issues (all sites)

  • T1:
  • AGLT2:
  • NET2:
  • MWT2:
  • SWT2 (UTA):
  • SWT2 (OU):
  • WT2:

Carryover issues (any updates?)

Long URL's in the catalog (Marco)

  • follow-up:
    • Our convention is to use full URL's in the catalog in the US.
    • There are few changes implied for the pilot - Paul is aware.
    • What about dq2-put? Is the short URL used? Need to check w/ Mario.
  • savannah ticket submitted.

Release installation via Pacballs + DMM (Xin, Fred)

  • status from last week
    • Test jobs cannot contact EGEE installation portal. Waiting on Torre to setup new sites in Panda for installation.
    • Automatic transfer of pacballs to Tie 1 - under discussion.

Squids and Frontier

  • placeholder

glexec @ SLAC

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-- RobertGardner - 11 Nov 2008

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