August 15, 2008

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REDDnet Collaboration Meeting


  • August 15, 2008 -- 11:00ET/10:00CT/8:00PT
  • Call 510-665-5437
  • Meeting ID is 7333


  • Bobby, Matt, Paul and Santi (Vanderbilt ACCRE)
  • Diana and PR (SFASU)
  • Chris, Gerrald, Micah and Terry (UTK)
  • Dan (Vanderbilt Physics)


  • Status reports
    • UTK depots (Gerrald)
      • short term interest in deploying IBP based SEs for OSG...
      • high capacity link to Fermilab will unfortunately not be useful for REDDnet because its a point-to-point
      • would like to deploy a REDDnet based SE, but right now they are deploying a dcache based SE (physics cluster)
      • have a campus cluster as well, freeing up some space there, they will be a part of UT network.
      • Micah has funding for standard REDDnet depots.
      • same amount at NCState
    • CMS and REDDnet (Dan, Chris)
      • Next week at CERN, Dan will work with Lassi Turi on fixing the CMSSW interface that has been broken in the most recent release of CMSSW.
      • hope very soon to get started with an initial test group of three CMS users to try out using REDDnet as a SE for their work.
    • Status of FACIT-Globetrotter work (Santi, Chris)
      • hidden file was cause of compile problem UCSB was having (we believe)
      • corrupted argument problem in Javaws can be fixed and Santi will do that
      • Chris will repackage all of this and make sure it will work when UCSB goes to install it.
    • Status of depots (Bobby)
      • Fixing the bad SDSC depot
      • Any fall-out from the depot upgrade? (and simultaneous l-server upgrade)?
  • Brief Status reports
    • Status of TVNA work
    • VM Depot Status (Bobby)
      • Are we still on target for Monday?
    • Status of work at SFASU (Diane)
    • Status of ORNL depots (Bobby, Jim)
      • did Lun for Jim get created?
    • PerfSONAR integration status (Bobby, Martin)
    • UTK tests
    • Terscale Supernova Project (Terry)
    • Status of CERN depots
      • nothing to say here, Dan and Paul will know more when they get there next week.