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Minutes of the Facilities Integration Program meeting, October 31, 2012
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  • Meeting attendees:
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Integration program update (Rob, Michael)

  • Special meetings
    • Tuesday (12 noon Central, bi-weekly - convened by Kaushik) : Data management
    • Tuesday (2pm Central, bi-weekly - convened by Shawn): North American Throughput meetings
    • Monday (10 am Central, bi-weekly - convened by Wei or Rob): Federated Xrootd
  • Upcoming related meetings:
  • For reference:
  • Program notes:
    • last week(s)
      • Facilities capacity spreadsheet updates - see associated Google docs link, shared via (our private) usatlas-t2-l@lists.
      • Santa Cruz: http://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=201788
      • Coming changes to Panda queue configurations for sites via AGIS https://indico.cern.ch/getFile.py/access?contribId=9&resId=0&materialId=slides&confId=213765[link]]. For now, proceed as before. Alden - there will a new field to associate queues with CEs.
      • OSG and Pacman - request from Dan Fraser to consider phase out date for Pacman-based OSG CEs; current timeframe under consideration is April-July 2013 - in advance of the transition of OSG software to SHA-2 and the new digicert CA.
      • Disk round-up (see below).
      • The end of favorable Dell program.
      • Configuring multicore and high mem queues, and demands on partitioning resources manually. Should we form a well-focused working group to implement this in a more dynamic fashion. There are some capabilities in Condor - but the developers will need to correct a few things. Wei has also looked into this. Dynamic Scheduling and possible virtualized. Getting folks involved - Tom would like.
      • PandaMover ... will setup a committee - take to data management meeting agenda
    • this week

Reprocessing status

Hot topics

  • Not necessarily so hot, but WLCG Xrootd deployment meeting forming.

-- RobertGardner - 30 Oct 2012

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