EGI-XSEDE:Collaboration

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Welcome to the page of the EGI-XSEDE collaboration


Administrative

Goal

The goal of the collaboration between XSEDE and EGI is to ...


Background information on XSEDE

Background information on EGI


Area 1: Operations

  • EGI: Tiziana Ferrari, Malgorzata Krakowian
  • XSEDE: TBD

Goal:

  1. Exchange information about helpdesk, monitoring and accounting
  2. Integration of helpdesk and accounting to support communities that in the future will jointly use XSEDE and involve OSG for those communities like wenmr that will also consume OSG resources


The EGI Helpdesk is GGUS: https://ggus.eu/pages/home.php
Authentication of users is based on X.509 certificates. All users with a valid certificate released by a IGTF CA can have read access to all tickets.
The report generator is the system we are using to collect statistics about usage, distribution of tickets, time to respond and solve tickets etc. https://ggus.eu/report/report_view.php
Plenty of documentation is available on-line: https://ggus.eu/pages/docu.php


Area 2: Cloud

  • EGI: David Wallom
  • XSEDE: TBD


Area 3: Champions

  • EGI: Catherine Gater
  • XSEDE: TBD


Area 4: User support and use cases

Followup on practical integration aspects to enable compchem and wenmr using XSEDE resources (gateways/portals, user authentication, middleware that can be used to access XSEDE resource, resource allocations for compchem and wenmr)

  • EGI: Gergely Sipos
  • XSEDE: TBD