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Quarterly Report Number NGI Name Partner Name Author
QR5 NGI_IE TCD John Walsh, David O'Callaghan


1. MEETINGS AND DISSEMINATION

1.1. CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ORGANISED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)

1.2. OTHER CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)
2011-05-11–2011-05-13 Nikhef, Amsterdam, NL EGI User Virtualization Workshop 72, 1 from TCD https://www.egi.eu/indico/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=415
2011-06-09–2011-06-10 CERN, Geneva, CH Federated Identity System for Scientific Collaborations 85, 1 from TCD https://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?ovw=True&confId=129364


1.3. PUBLICATIONS

Publication title Journal / Proceedings title Journal references
Volume number
Issue

Pages from - to
Authors
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2. ACTIVITY REPORT

2.1. Progress Summary

  • NGI_IE became Operational
    • Some delays because of problems with the Operational Tools and the proposed UK/I model.
  • Progressed Quattor QWG upgrade and related middleware upgrade

2.2. Main Achievements

  • Participated in EGI CSIRT, including security challenge (SSC5) and monthly meetings
  • UMD glite-MPI Early Adapter
    • Included installing EMI EA WMS and LB (some GridSite GACL) problems seen with WMProxy
  • Integration of a 32 GPU (16 Node x 2 GPU) cluster
    • Hybrid SL6 + gLite 3.2 Tarball installation + Quattor configuration
    • Some issues remain with Torque/Maui support for GPUs
  • Integration of 16 Sony Playstation nodes
    • A initial full 6 months of dedicated usage is expected

2.3. Issues and mitigation

Issue Description Mitigation Description
Operations Tools caused some problems for creation and announcement of NGI structure Solved by Monitoring Team
Availabilty/Reliabilty figures missing for April, May, June Requested recalculation
Known issue with ARC + MyProxy causing delay on creation/integration of a new site
Some Grid jobs using all resources on worker nodes (users jobs not checking resource usage, uses all memory and fills disk). Negative effect on all other users jobs Banned both users and raised GGUS ticket