SA3 Application Integration and Support Hardi Teder EENet BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga 1
Outline BalticGrid-II and SA3 SA3 tasks and progress Users support Application integration Helper tools Conclusions
BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga BalticGrid-II and SA3 SA3 Application integration and support special attention for support of users and services - a new activity Involves all 13 partners Effort for SA3 is 91 project months SA3 objectives Grid-specific support for the scientists Integration of scientific applications needed by users Provide to users grid tools like batch job managers, GUIs, VO management software and the likes.
BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga Grid users support Support for scientists on using the Grid Ticketing System Face-to-Face meetings Forum Frequently Asked Questions User Guides and Manuals Direct communication channels Users’ Forum portal initiated and published support.balticgrid.org Support policy in collaboration with SA1
BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga Grid users support DSA1.3 “support specialist employment and training” on PM12 Trainings SA3 specialist have passed “Advanced gLite training” (GridKA school, EGEE Training for Trainers, PRACE winter school) Application Porting workshop on Thursday Baltic Grid Summer School Baltic Gird Users Brochure Distributed on EGEE Users Forum
BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga Application integration Work with pilot applications: NWChem – BNTU, nanodesign Annotation, encoding Corpus of Academic Lithuanian – VU, linguistics Protein pairs calculations – IMCSUL Moses – EENET, linguistics Composing list of the Applications with NA3 New user groups need different software
BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga Application integration • Next Applications support groups are already working on several scientific applications: • ElectroCap • NAMD • ABINIT • Computational Fluid Dynamics • Mechatronics (Vibroengineering) • OCTAVE • MATLAB • ANSYS • Softimage XSI • MPI • etc
BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga Application integration • DSA3.2 "1st report on Gridification of applications" on PM13 • DSA3.3 "Best practices in Grid-enabling applications for EGEE-like infrastructure" on PM15 • Next bunch of applications will be chosen during the meeting and application support specialist continue the work. • Milestone: 10 applications in five different scientific areas should be grid-enabled on PM24.
BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga General helper tools Task 3 – Useful tools for grid users: Central gLIte UI service for BalticGrid users: http://ui.balticgrid.org BalticGrid central Migrating Desktop and GridCommander installed. Deploy tools developed by JRA Collaboration with EGEE RESPECT program The RESPECT program (Recommended External Software for EGEE CommuniTies) aims to publicize grid software and services that work well in concert with the EGEE gLite software Work in progress with Ganga and GridWay
BalticGrid-II 2nd AHM, May 12th 2009, Riga Conclusions Activity “organization” started: Support specialist have passed the trainings Supporting users Porting applications Contributing for Users’ Forum 3 pilot applications on grid and more… Plans for next 12 months: Continue the users’ support and producing user guides Special attention for application integration on BalticGrid infrastructure
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