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Hands-On-Globus Workshop

AstroGrid-D uses Globus as Grid middleware and offers this

Hands-On-Globus Workshop

especially to interested Scientists and Students in Astronomy and Astrophysics

to familiarize themselves with this interface to the World of Grids


28th November 2007, Göttingen


Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek
Grosser Seminarraum Neubau
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1
D-37073 Göttingen


Material from the workshop:


Aside from a brief overview of important aspects of Grid technology and its application in Astronomy and Astrophysics around the world, expect nothing but using your keyboard and exploring the commandline facilities of Globus and, through this, the Grid World.

Wedesday 28th of November 2007
Harry Enke
10:10-10:40 e-Science on AstroGrid-D and D-Grid - Promise and Perspectives
Harry Enke
10:40-11:20 Getting logged to the Grid - Overview, Resources, Certificates and First Steps
Harry Enke
 Coffee Break, talks  
Command Line use of globus (gsissh, globusrun-ws) Harry Enke
11:55-12:20 Hands-on: Using globusrun-ws (based on the use case "Dynamo") Steve White
H ands-on: Using gsissh (based on an UseCase example) Alexander Beck-Ratzka
Lunch break
14:00-14:45 Hands-on: Using a scheduler (Gridway) for grid-jobs
Ralf Wahner
Background: Configuration problems, Debugging commandline errors
Harry Enke
Coffee break, talks
15:45- 17:00
Hands-on: How to bring your own application into the Grid + Conclusion

The agenda is open to changes, if the participants on-site decide to change it according to their questions and problems etc.
Our plan is to get as much as possible just out of the one day.

Thursday 29th of November 2007
For everyone with in-depth questions or interested in outlining software for their specific use case there will be an extension session on Thursday, November 29 from 9:00h to 12:00h.

Hands-on: Bring your own UseCase to the Grid II

all lecturers
Final summary, discussion, and outlook Harry Enke


Best to bring your laptop, preferrably with Linux.
If running Windows or MacOSX, please contact us beforehand.
We have to ensure minimal requirements (openssh, vnc) are met, and offer help for installing this.

If someone prefers to have a workstation at the workshop, please indicate this in your mail.
GWDG will provide some workstations but needs advance notice.

Registration deadline:

15 November 2007

Max. number of participants:                                                  20

Workshop fees:                                                                        none


phone: 0331 7499433