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WP1 (NA1) (Yannick Legre)

Dissamination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task NA1.1 Administrative and Financial Management

Task NA1.2 Technical Management

Task NA1.3 Quality and Risk Management

WP2 (NA2) (Sergio Andreozzi)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

  • Sy offered to be a reviewer for: M2.2; D1.3; D1.4
  • D2.6: “Report on data sharing policies and legal framework in fishery and marine sciences data sector” (FAO)
    • Connected Anton (author) with relevant information from CCs (through Gergely)
    • ToC available at:
    • Need to confirm moderators and reviewers now for early feedback to ensure output of deliverable is useful for EGI
  • D2.7: “Market Report on the fishery and marine sciences data sector” (ENG)
  • D2.9: "EGI Sustainability and Business Development Plan" (
    • Internal draft of ToC; will be circulated by 18 Dec

Task NA2.1 Communication and Dissemination

  • Preparations for Krakow 2016: setting up SC meeting, negotiating MoU
  • New case study: co-infection in snake diseases!
  • Website redevelopment: sitemap developed, quotes from designer agencies acquired
  • FitSM advertisement banner
  • Develop brief and commission design for new EGI banners
  • Collecting EGI publications: drafting emails
  • Impact reporting: first thoughts, collecting examples, methodologies
  • SME-oriented publication: brief and first thoughts
  • FedCloud use cases: development of template for website

Task NA2.2 Strategy, Business Development and Exploitation

  • Pay-for-Use
    • Group call 14 Dec
    • Full requirements gathering and analysis for e-GRANT P4U instance v2
    • Chipster call 15 Dec
  • Service Management
    • Brochure discussed with Comms Team
    • FitSM Training Calendar updated on EGI website; initial discussion with Yannick for 2016 calendar
    • FitSM Foundation Course 10 Dec (paid)
    • FitSM webpage banner on EGI site (with Comms Team)
  • Impact assessment
    • Meeting between NA2.2 and NA2.1 to discuss main themes for impact assessment and work towards first version to be ready by M12
  • Events
  • Collaborations
    • Meeting with K. Padmore from SesameNet project to discuss possible collaborations

Task NA2.3 SME/Industry Engagement and Big Data Value Chain

  • SME Engagement
    • Group call 2 Dec
    • Identified potential collaborations through PLANETIC, CESAR
    • Discussed JRES Conference in France with large industrial participation and material to present with Comms Team
    • UberCloud newsletter article + EGI News Item + picked up by HPCwire and Primeur Magazine + disseminated through 15 LinkedIn groups
    • Arctur call 2 Dec
    • Luna Technologies call 3 Dec
    • Supporting ESA and Stimulus project (was TerraDue tech. requirements) call 3 Dec
    • Brochure discussed with Comms Team 14 Dec
  • Market Analysis
    • Group call 2 Dec
    • Need someone to attend RDA Workshop on "Data Service/Tool Discoverability" in Greece (April 2016)

WP3 (JRA1) (Diego Scardaci)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

  • D3.2: Design of the EGI Service Registry and Marketplace (PM12)
  • D3.3: Accounting Repository release (PM12)
  • D3.4: First release of the operational tools (PM12)
  • D3.5: Analysis on techniques to manage big data on the EGI accounting system (PM12)
  • M3.2: User requirements on data accounting collected (PM12)

Task JRA1.1 Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure

  • Document 'EGI AAI Pilot - Architecture & Roadmap' available in google doc: 00 - EGI-Engage > WP3 (JRA1) tools > AAI
  • Meeting

Task JRA1.2 Service Registry and Marketplace

  • Assessment of technologies to implement the marketplace still on-going: first draft by Dean ready

Task JRA1.3 Accounting

  • Survey on data accounting sent to several possible interested communities
  • Make UserCPU import more robust and identified problems with 0,14% of the current data set.
  • Work on implementation of the navigation in the New Accounting Portal
  • Fixed problems with custom WSGI module and Apache configuration.
  • Implemented view templating and URL dispatcher in Django.
  • Fixed problems with Cross-domain AJAX XMLHttpRequest
  • Optimized XHR times.
  • Demo of the Portal in the ATB
  • Implemented Indexes for new queries.
  • Implemented min-max-avg modifiers for Storage view metrics.

Task JRA1.4 Operations Tools

Operations Portal

  • Migration of data of VAPOR
  • Set up of a robot certificate for VAPOR
  • migration to gitlab


  • v5.5 released
  • Integration of Elixir IdP and EGI-Proxy IdP with gocdb-test
  • Development for v5.5.1: Reserved scopes, .properties file upload for multiple k=v pairs


No report received

Secure Monitoring

No report received

Task JRA1.5 Resource Allocation – e-GRANT

  • taking part in coordinating new e-GRANt's testing phase
  • gathering remarks and requirements from Pay-for-Use team
  • implementation of the bugfixes for first reported bugs from testng phase

WP4 (JRA2) (Matthew Viljoen)

Dissamination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task JRA2.1 Federated Open Data

  • Finalization of use cases for Open Data Platform prototype
  • Discussion with OpenAIRE on integration with Open Data Platform

Task JRA2.2 Federated Cloud

  • Ongoing work on D4.3.
  • OCCI 1.2 drafts finalized, going through final OGF process for approval.

Task JRA2.3 e-Infrastructures Integration

Task JRA2.4 Accelerated Computing

Coordination with CESNET/MU partner of MoBrain CC in order to:

  • add their GPU nodes to the cloud testbed (i.e. via OCCI, not interested in extending the grid testbed)
  • preparing a GPU-enabled VM image with Gromacs and Amber, and test them in the FedCloud
  • cloning the Gromacs and Amber WeNMR portals and interface it to the testbed above

WP5 (SA1) (Peter Solagna)

Dissamination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task SA1.1 Operations Coordination

Task SA1.2 Development of Security Operations

Task SA1.3 Integration, Deployment of Grid and Cloud Platforms

WP6 (SA2) (Gergely Sipos)

Dissemination reports

Milestones & Deliverables

Task SA2.1 Training

Task SA2.2 Technical User Support


Task SA2.4 BBMRI

Task SA2.5 MoBrain


Task SA2.7 LifeWatch

Task SA2.8 EISCAT_3D

Task SA2.9 EPOS

Task SA2.10 Disaster Mitigation