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7th AstroGrid-D Meeting at TUM, 11th-12th June 2007

All project members are cordially invited to our 7th AstroGrid-D project meeting.

Agenda task force members: 
Angelika Reiser, Tobias Scholl, Hans-Martin Adorf, Rainer Spurzem, Jürgen Steinacker, Iliya Nickelt

List of participants


Technische Universität München
Institut für Informatik
Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching bei München

The meeting will take place in the building of Mathematics and Informatics, Ted Codd seminar room MI 02.09.014,
it's in the 2nd floor, along the corridor between module 9 and 11 (watch out for the big numbers at the corridors).
A smaller meeting room is reserved for the executive sessions and for parallel workgroup meetings.
The talk of Ignacio Llorente on Grid Scheduling Architectures with Globus will be public and therefore in a lecture hall.
(W)LAN will be available.

Information on Travel and Accomodation

There is a reservation option at the Etap Hotel Garching for 10 single rooms, each at the price of 48.- € plus 5,50 € for breakfast per night. Please use two different reservation numbers:
  • 128924 for the night 2007/06/11-2007/06/12 (Monday to Tuesday) and
  • 111581 for the night 2007/06/12-2007/06/13 (Tuesday to Wednesday)
The option will hold until May 21st!

Network Access

Wireless LAN

WLAN is available and offers http/ftp via proxy, https, ssh, as well as secured IMAP and POP services.


If you want to use our LAN, please send your MAC address to Tobias Scholl. Here is a useful link how to find your MAC address.

Preliminary Agenda

  • Status presentation and plan and goals for the next time of each workgroup should be available from Tuesday, 5th of June.
  • Presentations of the meeting talks should be available from Friday, 8th of June, 12.00h.

Monday, 11th of June

Time Topic  Referent
13:00 Welcome Angelika Reiser
13:10 Meeting WG5 and friends
GridWay Discussion,
togther with Ignacio Llorente

14:30 Coffee break -
15:00 VO Management: Solution for DGI and AstroGrid Iliya Nickelt
15:15 Porting Use Cases onto the Grid - Modules
Johannes Reetz
  - Geo600
- Clusterfinder
- NBody+
experiences learnt,
recommendations for the future
Robert Engel
Art Carlson
Rainer Spurzem
Robert Tucker

17:00 Coffee break
17:30 Workgroup meetings
19:00 Joined Dinner at Aumeister

Tuesday, 12th of June

Time Topic Referent
09:30 Warmup
(coffee, check emails, etc.)

09:55 Welcome
Alfons Kemper
10:00 Goals for the third year:
Which status of AstroGrid-D
to reach by September 2008?
(infrastructure, users, applications, statistics)

Iliya Nickelt
  Discussion -
11:30 Coffee break
11.50 move to lecture hall MI 00.13.009A

Grid Scheduling Architectures with Globus

Ignacio Llorente
13:00 Lunch break
Exec meeting
14:15 Wrap-up exec meeting
Angelika Reiser
14:30 Issues to be smoothed out:
14:30 Deployment
(technical issues)
Hans-Martin Adorf
(deployment, users)
Alexander Beck-Ratzka
(organisational issues)
Rainer Spurzem
Discussion ( esp. Missing features of the middleware)  -
Coffee break
Wrap-Up and decision on the goals to reach
and the steps on that way
(all WGs in plan? problems within WGs
or between WGs? interaction with DGI/DGI-2?)

Jürgen Steinacker
(and friends)
End of  the meeting
17.00 Exec meeting (upon request)