[Pgi-wg] modified plan for jobmanagement discussions
aleksandr.konstantinov at fys.uio.no
Thu Mar 19 17:00:25 CDT 2009
On Monday 16 March 2009 14:53, Balazs Konya wrote:
> Dear All,
> During the last teleconference a suggestion to speed up the PGI process was
> made. It was proposed to start weekly phone meetings (on Wednesdays) to discuss
> the computational related topics. Andrew volunteered to chair the first meeting
> and provide a summary of the available documents related to computation
> Since then, the PGI co-chairs have been discussing and reconsidering whether
> this would really be the most efficient approach, i.e. start a discussion around
> the interpretation of raw drafts.
> The jobmanagement related drafts are the results of both the pre-OGF work of the
> ARC/gLite/Unicore teams and the work undertaken in the GIN community group. The
> drafts in their current status are rather difficult to be interpreted correctly
> since they were not meant to be for public consumption, they were written as
> internal working materials for a smaller group.
> Since then, we never had the time to put these documents in a more readable
> form. Thus, we feel that it is our responsibility to first better organize our
> initial drafts, so that people can make better use of their time by reading the
> improved document rather than trying to "reverse engineer" our ideas from the
> current poorly written notes.
> Therefore, we concluded that the PGI group would make a better progress if the
> proposed modified plan was followed:
> 1) the initial authors of the drafts are asked to re-work their internal memos,
> create a consistent write-up of their ideas, prepare a draft about the
> "production execution service". This document on "production execution service"
> should describe all the main aspects of a job management service needed in a
> production environment. Proposed deadline for the document: 31st March
Could You please be more specific? Who is working on what? And why do You use plural?
There is only single draft on PGI gridforge - Technology Survey.
> 2) schedule the first jobmanagement phone conference one week after the write-up
> is available: initially on 8th April.
> This also means that the teleconference called for this Wednesday is not needed.
> 3) meanwhile, the security discussions should go forward with full speed and
> hopefully result in an agreed draft.
> Balazs, Moreno, Morris
> PGI co-chairs
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