The GridPP UserGuide

Getting on the Grid

We have run local jobs so far. Now it's time to get on the grid - after which, we will be able to configure Ganga to submit our jobs to the GridPP DIRAC system and so access all of the computing and data resources GridPP has to offer. The following sections will cover:

We'll find out more about what each of these steps mean and entail as we go.

Some of these steps require interaction with a human being. For example, to get a grid certificate you have to visit your local Registration Authority in person with photographic ID. Please bear this in mind before you begin - it is not an automated process and may take a little time. It will be worth it though!

Let's start by getting you a grid certificate, shall we?