Africa Arabia ROC (South) All-Hands Meeting

chaired by Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
from to (Africa/Johannesburg)
at Pretoria ( Indaba Room )
CSIR Campus, Building 43
Description This site administrator training and development workshop is hosted by The South African National Grid (SAGrid) and SANReN. The aim of the workshop is to update the knowledge of the site administrators of sites in the Africa and Arabia Regional Operations Centre. All are welcome, in particular site administrators of existing or future sites in SA and other African countries.

Endorsement: The present event has been endorsed by the CHAIN-REDS project (www.chain-project.eu), in the context of its training activities. The tutors are from GRNET, INFN and the Meraka Institute
Participants Magesa Mihayo; Bruce Becker; Ouafa Bentaleb; Timothy Carr; Emna Chaabane; Talnan Jean Honore COULIBALY; Scott Hazelhurst; Uli Horn; Noel Jambo; Bassirou Kassé; Christiaan Kuun; Charlie Maere; Siju Mammen; Sakhile Masoka; Maïssa Mbaye; Andre McDonald; lionel mhlengi; Stanley Mncwabe; John Ngwoke; Ntuthuko Ntuthuko Sambo; Joseph Nuamah; bouchra rahim; Stephanus Riekert; Adrian Snyman; Liam Thompson; Collins Udanor; Anita van Deventer
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Support and Information Email: bbecker@csir.co.za
Go to day
  • Monday, 25 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 09:20 Welcome and Overview 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 09:20 - 10:00 Overview of EMI Middleware 40'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides presentation file pdf file Video linkdown arrow
    • 10:00 - 10:20 YAIM Overview 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:20 - 10:40 Information System Overview 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Christos Kanellopoulos (GRNET)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 10:40 - 11:00 WMS overview 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (Meraka Institute, CSIR)
      Material: Slides presentation file pdf file
    • 11:00 - 11:20 coffee break
    • 11:20 - 11:40 CREAM-CE overview 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (Meraka Institute, CSIR)
      Material: Slides presentation file pdf file
    • 11:40 - 12:00 CE configuration : MPI 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (Meraka Institute, CSIR)
      Material: Slides presentation file pdf file
    • 12:00 - 12:20 Heterogeneous CE configuration 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Christos Kanellopoulos (GRNET)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 12:20 - 12:40 DPM installation and configuration 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Christos Kanellopoulos (GRNET)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 12:40 - 13:00 xrootd overview 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Sean Murray (iThemba LABS)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 13:00 - 14:00 lunch
    • 14:00 - 16:00 site configuration working session 2h0'
  • Tuesday, 26 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 09:30 Overview of AfricaGrid ROC 30'
    • 09:30 - 10:00 ROC Shifts 30'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
    • 10:00 - 10:30 AfricaGrid ROC Services : GOCDB 30'
      Overview of the GOCDB
      Speaker: Mr. Christos Kanellopoulos (GRNET)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 10:30 - 11:00 AfricaGrid ROC Monitoring Tools : NAGIOS 30'
      Speaker: Mr. Christos Kanellopoulos (GRNET)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 11:00 - 11:20 coffee
    • 11:20 - 11:40 PerfSONAR network monitoring 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Roderick Mooi (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 11:40 - 12:10 AfricaGrid ROC Accounting tools 30'
    • 12:10 - 12:30 Site Administration Tools : Puppet 20'
      Speaker: Prof. Scott Hazelhurst (University of the Witwatersrand)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 12:30 - 12:50 Site Administration Tools : Ansible 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Christos Kanellopoulos (GRNET)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 12:50 - 13:00 SAGrid Standard Operating Procedures - Overview 10'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
    • 13:00 - 14:00 lunch
    • 14:00 - 14:20 Security procedures 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: document link
    • 14:20 - 15:20 RA Registration 1h0'
      Speaker: Mr. Christos Kanellopoulos (GRNET)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
  • Wednesday, 27 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 10:00 Application Inventory Overview 1h0'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
    • 10:00 - 11:00 Developing Applications for the Science Gateway 1h0'
      Speaker: Mr. Riccardo Rotondo (Consortium GARR)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 11:00 - 11:20 coffee break
    • 11:20 - 12:20 SAGrid User Community Update 1h0'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
    • 12:20 - 12:40 SAGrid execution environment 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
    • 12:40 - 13:00 SAGrid Application porting procedure 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
    • 13:00 - 14:00 lunch
    • 14:00 - 14:10 ROC Shift Report for March 10'
      Speaker: Mr. Ntuthuko Sambo (CSIR Meraka Institute)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 14:10 - 14:50 SAGrid Site Policies and SLAs 40'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (INFN, Cagliari)
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Next meetings 20'
  • Thursday, 28 March 2013
    • 09:00 - 09:20 Welcome and Introductions 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (INFN, Cagliari)
      Material: Slides presentation file pdf file
    • 09:20 - 09:40 SANReN : current and future developments 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Leon Staphorst (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 09:40 - 10:00 SANReN CSIRT 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Roderick Mooi (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:00 - 10:20 SANReN Identity Federation 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Siju Mammen (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:20 - 10:40 Faster Data - SA Science DMZ development 20'
      Speakers: Mr. Simeon Miteff (CSIR Meraka), Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Synnefo - Open Source IAAS 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Christos Kanellopoulos (GRNET)
      Material: Slides unknown type file pdf file
    • 11:00 - 11:20 coffee break
    • 11:20 - 11:40 SA Science Gateways 20'
      Speaker: Dr. Bruce Becker (CSIR Meraka)
      Material: Slides presentation file pdf file
    • 11:40 - 12:00 Designing Better Roads with GAMESS 20'
      Speaker: Dr. James Maina (CSIR Built Environment)
      Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 12:00 - 12:20 SANBI Use Cases 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Mario Jonas (South African National Bioinformatics Institute)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 12:20 - 12:40 Investigating black holes on the grid 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Warren Carlson (University of the Witwatersrand)
      Material: Slides pdf file
    • 12:40 - 13:00 H3ABioNet and Wits Data Management 20'
      Speaker: Mr. Liam Thompson (University of the Witwatersrand)
      Material: Slides presentation file