WP2 fortnightly meeting

Xavier Espinal (CERN)
    • 11:00 AM 11:10 AM
      News 10m
      Speakers: Rosie Bolton (Square Kilometre Array Organisation) , Xavier Espinal (CERN)
      • ESCAPE General Assembly 28 and 29 September, confirmed as a virtual event only.
        • 28th September, full day for technical discussions (Ian, TC). Deeper technical understanding project progress and RI’s needs.
        • 29th morning will be dedicated to WP presentations (prototypes, technical progress with demonstrations, etc), TSPs and in the afternoon the GA presentation.
        • Don't forget, institute representatives: financial reports and forecasts for each institute due back to Rachel Nabet by 15th August
      • FENIX project (https://fenix-ri.eu/) not much progress. Immediate goal is to get an FTS/Swift endpoint in CSCS.
      • Rucio Community workshop 28 Sep - 1 October (mainly afternoons) : https://indico.cern.ch/event/1037922/
        • We need representation from across the ESCAPE partners - especially of newcomers to rucio. LSST, CTA, MAGIC please all join in (LOFAR confirmed)
      • Abstract+talk in the 31st annual ADASS conference ( Cape Town, South Africa, October 24-28) by Yan Grange
      • From September on I will need to change the time/day of this meeting. First alternatives considered:
        • Thursdays 11:00-12:00 (all CET)
        • Tuesdays 9:30-10:30, 10:00-11:00, 10:30-11:30, 11:00-12:00
        • Mondays 10:00-11:00, 10:30-11:30, 11:00-12:00,
        • Please express your preferences here: https://doodle.com/poll/q8yfdsi2gsz5vnnx (the date is not important we are trying to identify a day of the week and a time that could work for the rest of the year)
    • 11:10 AM 11:30 AM
      Updates on ESAP and Data Lake integration 20m
      Speaker: Yan Grange (ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy)
    • 11:30 AM 11:45 AM
      Short updates from DAC21 Activity Groups 15m
      Speakers: Mr Agustin Bruzzese (PIC) , Andrea Ceccanti (INFN) , Marek Szuba (GSI) , Paul Millar (DESY) , Dr Riccardo Di Maria (CERN) , Rizart Dona (CERN) , Rosie Bolton (Square Kilometre Array Organisation) , Yan Grange (ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy) , frederic gillardo


      Last gathering (7th) of ActivityOne: https://indico.in2p3.fr/event/24403/ .
      Special QoS: https://indico.in2p3.fr/event/24844/ .

      Topics wrt M1-3 [2]:

      • Follow-up on Agnostic scenario from SKAO (only experiment interested)
      • Follow-up on deterministic vs not-deterministic RSEs from all experiments; tests and benchmarking
      • Follow-up on external resources (Frederic)
      • HARD deadline for concrete QoS action: first week of September

      August --> data preparation

      DataLake as a Service: quickly shaping its final form, and new functionalities are being added to indeed support data preparation through Notebooks. Rucio team is hugely supporting the project as sharing the same vision (BIG thank you!).

      [1] DAC21 - ActivityOne
      [2] ActivityOne Minutes

    • 11:45 AM 11:50 AM
      AOB 5m