LDR Meeting

September 23, 2004 at the University of Birmingham - UK


General

  • Date: 23nd September, 2004
  • Venue: School of Physics and Astronomy
    University of Birmingham - UK
  • Local Details: here
  • Phone and Internet access will be provided in the meeting room.
  • The LDR Meeting follows the GEO Meeting (20-22 September, 2004 - same venue)

Agenda

  • 09:00 - 10:00 Introduction to LDR
    • Overview of LDR Goals
    • Metadata and metadata propagation
    • Globus Replica Location Service
    • Globus GridFTP
    • Local storage
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Anatomy of a file collection transfer
    • Publication
    • Metadata flow and LDRMetadata
    • Scheduling and LDRSchedule
    • File transfer and LDRTransfer
    • Transfer agents
    • Local storage modules
  • 10:30 - 10:45 break
  • 10:45 - 11:15 Data discovery
    • LDRdataFindServer
    • Query Protocol
    • LSCdataFind client
    • Framequery client
  • 11:15 - 12:00 Discussion
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 - 13:30 Tips and tricks
    • Getting to know your friend MySQL
    • Using the globus-rls-cli client tool
    • Using the globus-rls-admin tool
    • A procedure for troubleshooting
  • 13:30 - 14:30 Current and future work
    • LDR 0.6.0 deployment
    • Solving the "small file" problem
    • Storage-Catalog consistency, LDRVerify and lsync
    • Instrumenting LDR for easier monitoring
    • Publishing and unpublishing tools
  • 14:30 - 15:00 Discussion
  • 15:00 - 15:15 break
  • 15:15 - 16:15 Detailed planning for S4/S5
    • Review of S4/S5 planning document
    • Determine metadata to be published
    • Assign publishing responsibility and itemize tasks
    • Deployment schedule
    • Mock data challenge
  • 16:15 - 16:45 Future planning

Participants

Confirmed participants

  • Stuart Anderson, Caltech and LIGO
  • Gerald Davies, University of Wales, Cardiff
  • Kevin Flasch, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Steffen Grunewald, Albert Einstein Institute (GOLM)
  • Scott Koranda, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Bernd Machenschalk, Albert Einstein Institute (GOLM)
  • Adam Mercer, University of Birmingham
  • Benoit Mours, IN2P3 and VIRGO
  • Cristiano Palomba, INFN Roma1 and VIRGO
  • Murali Ramsunder, Pennsylvania State University

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