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Building a production grid in scandinavia

P. Eerola, B. Konya, O. Smirnova, T. Ekelof, M. Ellert, J.R. Hansen, J.L. Nielsen, A. Waananen, A. Konstantinov, F. Ould-Saada
2003 IEEE Internet Computing  
Innovative middleware solutions are key to the NorduGrid testbed, which spans academic institutes and supercomputing centers throughout Scandinavia and Finland and provides continuous grid services to  ...  Acknowledgments The NorduGrid project is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers through the Nordunet2 program, and by NOS-N.  ...  We are grateful to the system administrators across the Nordic countries for their courage, patience, and assistance in deploying the NorduGrid environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2003.1215657 fatcat:jq66ifz7zbg4rapqz3g27sp6t4

Running CMS remote analysis builder jobs on advanced resource connector middleware

E Edelmann, K Happonen, J Koivumäki, T Lindén, J Välimaa
2011 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
The CRAB ARC plugin enables simple and fast job submission with full job status information available. CRAB can be used with a server which manages and monitors the grid jobs on behalf of the user.  ...  The CRAB ARC plugin enables simpler and faster job submission with full job status information available.  ...  Acknowledgements This project has been funded by the Ministry of Education and Academy of Finland. The CSC personnel is thankfully acknowledged for maintaining CPU and disk resources.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/331/6/062037 fatcat:lq5sgawannhaxcr5qntzuzyfq4

The NorduGrid Architecture and Middleware for Scientific Applications [chapter]

O. Smirnova, P. Eerola, T. Ekelöf, M. Ellert, J. R. Hansen, A. Konstantinov, B. Kónya, J. L. Nielsen, F. Ould-Saada, A. Wäänänen
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The NorduGrid project operates a production Grid infrastructure in Scandinavia and Finland using own innovative middleware solutions.  ...  This talk reviews the architecture and describes the Grid services, implemented via the NorduGrid middleware.  ...  The NorduGrid Architecture The NorduGrid architecture was carefully planned and designed to satisfy the needs of a generic user, as well as those of a system administrator.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44860-8_27 fatcat:m3at7k6ofbebvpdsf3nqn64lky

Grid interoperability: joining grid information systems

M Flechl, L Field
2008 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
The GIN group is a focal point where all the infrastructures can come together to share ideas and experiences on grid interoperation.  ...  Grid interoperation is usually a bilateral activity between two grid infrastructures.  ...  mapping and Hitoshi Sato for implementing it (resulting in the NAREGI/EGEE-translator), and the GIN-Info group for their general support.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/119/6/062030 fatcat:j7cqstws45dbte3okpxn6ekf2a

An Overview of a Grid Architecture for Scientific Computing [article]

A.Waananen, M.Ellert, A.Konstantinov, B.Konya, O.Smirnova
2002 arXiv   pre-print
This document gives an overview of a Grid testbed architecture proposal for the NorduGrid project.  ...  The aim of the project is to establish an inter-Nordic testbed facility for implementation of wide area computing and data handling.  ...  The NorduGrid [3] project is a common effort by the Nordic 2 countries to create a Grid infrastructure, making use of the available middleware.  ... 
arXiv:cs/0205021v1 fatcat:kowwvpmbrbhg5isx4tmx6kuntq

ATLAS Data Challenge 2: A Massive Monte Carlo Production on the Grid [chapter]

Santiago González de la Hoz, Javier Sánchez, Julio Lozano, Jose Salt, Farida Fassi, Luis March, D. L. Adams, Gilbert Poulard, Luc Goossens
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
DC1 was conducted during 2002-03; the main goals achieved were to set up the simulation data production infrastructure in a real worldwide collaborative effort and to gain experience in exercising an ATLAS  ...  DC2 (from May until December 2004) is divided into three phases: (i) generate Monte Carlo data using GEANT4 on three different Grid projects: LCG, GRID3 and NorduGrid; (ii) simulate the first pass reconstruction  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the many people involved in ATLAS DC2. ATLAS Data Challenge 2: A Massive Monte Carlo Production on the Grid  ... 
doi:10.1007/11508380_5 fatcat:2lyzxv75abbxhpmcw4zuxp2pru

The NorduGrid architecture and tools [article]

P. Eerola, T. Ekelof, M. Ellert, J. R. Hansen, A. Konstantinov, B. Konya, J. L. Nielsen, F. Ould-Saada, O. Smirnova, A. Waananen
2003 arXiv   pre-print
The NorduGrid project designed a Grid architecture with the primary goal to meet the requirements of production tasks of the LHC experiments.  ...  The NorduGrid architecture is thus a light-weight, non-invasive and dynamic one, while robust and scalable, capable of meeting most challenging tasks of High Energy Physics.  ...  Acknowledgments The NorduGrid project was funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers through the Nordunet2 programme and by NOS-N.  ... 
arXiv:physics/0306002v1 fatcat:7hzj3ry2enc3rbsjebdfg4nkku

Performance evaluation of the GridFTP within the NorduGrid project [article]

M.Ellert, A.Konstantinov, B.Konya, O.Smirnova, A.Waananen
2002 arXiv   pre-print
This report presents results of the tests measuring the performance of multi-threaded file transfers, using the GridFTP implementation of the Globus project over the NorduGrid network resources.  ...  Point to point WAN tests, carried out between the sites of Copenhagen, Lund, Oslo and Uppsala, are described.  ...  Acknowledgements The NorduGrid project is supported by the Nordunet2 programme, financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers and by the Nordic Governments.  ... 
arXiv:cs/0205023v2 fatcat:pnmvvwslcnenxej4po5tvykg6q

The EGEE European Grid Infrastructure Project [chapter]

Fabrizio Gagliardi
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes the motivation for the EGEE (Enabling Grids for e-Science in Europe) proposal recently made to the EU and the background activity behind this initiative  ...  EGEE is proposed as a project funded by the European Union under contract IST-2003-508833  ...  national Grid initiatives such as UK e-Science, INFN Grid, Nordugrid and the US Trillium (cluster of projects).  ... 
doi:10.1007/11403937_16 fatcat:ax7yh7xt4jbfjcbdcvwbyh25ua

Bringing ATLAS production to HPC resources - A use case with the Hydra supercomputer of the Max Planck Society

J A Kennedy, S Kluth, L Mazzaferro, Rodney Walker
2015 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
This paper describes the work undertaken to integrate Hydra into the ATLAS production system by using the Nordugrid ARC-CE and other standard Grid components.  ...  This high luminosity phase will be accompanied by a need for increasing amounts of simulated data which is expected to exceed the capabilities of the current Grid infrastructure.  ...  This document describes the technical aspects and the strategies adopted for integrating the MPG HYDRA Supercomputer inside the ATLAS Grid infrastructure, using standard Grid tools provided by Nordugrid  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/664/9/092019 fatcat:pkrmm6wn3rg3lmu3jsiyqssnna

The DIRAC interware: current, upcoming and planned capabilities and technologies

Federico Stagni, Andrei Tsaregorodtsev, Christophe Haen, Andre Sailer
2019 Zenodo  
It provides a development framework and a rich set of services for the Workload, Data and Production Management tasks of large scientific communities.  ...  This contribution will highlight DIRAC's current, upcoming and planned capabilities and technologies.  ...  Calibration on the Grid using iLCDirac 12:00, R3 Distributed data management in Belle2 11:30, R8 Jobs and files WMS and DMS 4 [WMS] resources federation Pilots are the "federators"  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3598982 fatcat:oequlkwa2bglfhgwqnimnhpmfq

ARC-CE: updates and plans
ARC-CE: новости и перспективы

Oxana Smirnova, Balázs Kónya, David Cameron, Jon Kerr Nilsen, Andrej Filipčič
2015 Компьютерные исследования и моделирование  
ARC Compute Element is becoming more popular in WLCG and EGI infrastructures, being used not only in the Grid context, but also as an interface to HPC and Cloud resources.  ...  Future ARC plans are closely linked to the needs of the LHC computing, whichever shape it may take.  ...  in the European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) [EGI Web site] .  ... 
doi:10.20537/2076-7633-2015-7-3-407-414 fatcat:453zvmdbdzb47cmoklfrojqgpu

The Grid Workloads Archive

Alexandru Iosup, Hui Li, Mathieu Jan, Shanny Anoep, Catalin Dumitrescu, Lex Wolters, Dick H.J. Epema
2008 Future generations computer systems  
We show evidence that grid workloads are very different from those encountered in other large-scale environments, and in particular from the workloads of parallel production environments: they comprise  ...  Finally, we present the immediate applications of the GWA and of its content in several critical grid research and practical areas: research in grid resource management, and grid design, operation, and  ...  Anita), to the NorduGrid team (in particular to Dr. B. Kónya), to the NGS team (in particular to Dr. R. Sakellariou), and to the Condor UWisc and GLOW team (in particular to D. Bradley, to G.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2008.02.003 fatcat:2vxf6543p5c7thbyjecvvmb73i

The next-generation ARC middleware

O. Appleton, D. Cameron, J. Cernak, P. Dóbé, M. Ellert, T. Frågåt, M. Grønager, D. Johansson, J. Jönemo, J. Kleist, M. Kočan, A. Konstantinov (+22 others)
2010 Annales des télécommunications  
The server side offers the fundamental job execution management, information and data capabilities required for a Grid.  ...  The Advanced Resource Connector (ARC) is a light-weight, non-intrusive, simple yet powerful Grid middleware capable of connecting highly heterogeneous computing and storage resources.  ...  the original author(s) and source are credited.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12243-010-0210-2 fatcat:6est3snla5bz7drbnuzziesi5i

The Next Generation ARC Middleware and ATLAS Computing Model

Andrej Filipčič, David Cameron, Oxana Smirnova, Aleksandr Konstantinov, Dmytro Karpenko
2012 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
The distributed NDGF Tier-1 and associated NorduGrid clusters are well integrated into the ATLAS computing environment but follow a slightly different paradigm than other ATLAS resources.  ...  The powerful API combined with Python and Java bindings can easily be used to build new services for job control and data transfer.  ...  The extensions and enhancements to the central ATLAS production systems are limited by the current gLite architecture, such as unimplemented job memory limits.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/396/3/032039 fatcat:bvcc6bn34jha3mr476aafuhzfi
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