GridPP 26th Collaboration Meeting

and GridPP Storage Meeting

University of Sussex 29 - 31 March 2011

Map and Travel

Sponsored by: Dell DELL


Location: FULTON BUILDING Lecture Theatre A .


Monday 28th March

PMB F2F Meeting (PMB members only) - **Langfords Hotel**

13:30-15:00 GridPP Project Management Board Face-to-Face Meeting
15:00-15:15 Tea/Coffee Break
15:15-17:00 PMB F2F Meeting Continued...

Tuesday 29th March


GridPP Collaboration Meeting - Fulton Lecture Theatre A

Meeting Theme: Efficiency

08:30 Coach leaves Langfords Hotel
09:15-10:45 PMB/Ops Team Joint Meeting (PMB, Tier-2 Managers and Ops-team members)
Fulton 104 Seminar Room - Chair: Steve Lloyd
10:30-11:00 Arrive - Coffee and Registration in the Fulton Building Foyer
Session-1: Opening Session - (Chair: Antonella De Santo)
11:00-11:05 Welcome - Professor Marlin (PVC International, University of Sussex)
11:05-11:40 Efficient and/or Effective? - Dave Britton
11:40-12:55 'ATLAS: No byte left unturned...' - Graeme Stewart
12:55-14:00 Lunch in BRAMBER HOUSE, Conference Centre 2nd Floor, (No 13 on Campus Map)
Session-2: The Experiments' View - (Chair: Roger Jones)
14:00-14:20 LHCb - Raja Nandakumar
14:20-14:40 CMS status and 2011 plans - Simon Metson
14:40-15:00 ALICE and the Grid: an efficient looking glass? - Lee Barnby
15:00-15:15 Landslide modeling with LCG tools - Mike Wallace
15:15-15:30 Other Experiments – Healthy and Efficient? - Glenn Patrick
15:30-16:00 Coffee
Session-3: Site Performance - Discussion Session - (Chair: Tony Doyle)
16:00-16:25 GridPP4 - Pete Gronbech
16:25-17:00 Tier-2 Algorithm Discussion - Led by Steve Lloyd
17:00-17:40 Tweaking Site Storage - Led by Wahid Bhimji
17:40-17:55 Dell - George Jones and Roger Goff
17:55-18:00 Logistics
18:00 Coach leaves for the Langfords Hotel
19:00- Collaboration Dinner at Alfresco. Sponsored by Dell

Wednesday 30th March

Fulton Lecture Theatre A

08:30 Coach leaves Langfords Hotel
Session-4: Tier-2 Reports (Chair: Pete Gronbech)
09:15-09:35 London - Duncan Rand
09:35-09:55 SouthGrid - Ewan MacMahon
09:55-10:15 ScotGrid - Mark Mitchell (Keynote Presentation)
10:15-10:35 NorthGrid - Alessanda Forti
10:35-11:00 Coffee
Session-5: Deployment, Support and Operational Efficiency - Discussion Session
11:00-11:40 Deployment Efficiency Issues - Led by Jeremy Coles
11:40-12:15 Efficient Support - Led by John Kewley
12:15-13:00 Data Transfer Efficiency - Led by Jens Jensen
13:00-14:00 Lunch in BRAMBER HOUSE, Conference Centre 2nd Floor, (No 13 on Campus Map)
Session-6: Chasing Efficiency: Vision and Reality - (Chair - Steve Lloyd)
14:00-14:45 Visions and realities of the Tier-1 - Andrew Sansum
14:45-15:30 Discussion: Visions and realities for GridPP - Graeme Stewart (ATLAS), Simon Metson (CMS), Stuart Purdie, Jens Jensen
15:30-15:45 Network Vision - Robin Tasker
15:45 END OF MAIN MEETING
Storage Meeting Hardware/Technology Session (Part 1)
Hardware optimisation: servers, worker nodes and networks
16:00-16:30 Storage Technology Update - Roger Goff
16:30-16:45 Plans for Disk Server tests at Lancaster - Matt Doidge
16:45-17:15 Discussion

Thursday 31st March

GridPP Storage Meeting - **Langfords Hotel** (Cedar Room)

Storage Monitoring - What do we have and what would we like
9:00-9:15 New DPM Availability and Performance Monitoring - Wahid Bhimji
9:15-9:30 Performance Monitoring - Alessandra Forti
9:30-9:45 Discussion
Middleware status and optimisation and future
9:45-10:00 DPM Tuning Sam Skipsey
10:00-10:15 DPM Stressing Wahid Bhimji
10:15-10:45 Tea/Coffee Break
Middleware status and optimisation and future
10:45-11:00 DPM RoadMap - Wahid Bhimji
11:00-11:15 Lustre/Storm - Chris Walker
11:15-11:30 dCache - Brian Davies
11:30-11:45 Xrootd (+DPM redux)(+ EOS)> - Wahid Bhimji
11:45-12:00 Exotics: ceph, Hadoop, NFS4.1 Sam Skipsey
12:00-12:30 Discussion
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break
Hardware Session Part 2: Procurements and performance
13:30-14:00 Recent Purchases Chair: Brian Davies
14:00-14:30 Hardware PerformanceChair: Brian Davies
14:30-15:00 Network Performance/ Tests - Sam Skipsey
The future
15:00-15:15 Deliverables Jens
15:45 - Depart


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