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NA3: Training and Induction . Robin McConnell Activity Manager UEDIN (NeSC) EGEE-III First Review, 24-25 June, 2009. Activity Overview. NA3 – Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009. 2. NA3 Objectives in EGEE-II. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Robin McConnellActivity ManagerUEDIN (NeSC)EGEE-III First Review, 24-25 June, 2009NA3: Training and Induction EGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Enabling Grids for E-sciencEwww.eu-egee.orgEGEE and gLite are registered trademarks Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 12NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Activity Overview2

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 29 Active partners (vs. 32 in EGEE)~ 29 FTEs (average 1 per partner)

3NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Objectives in EGEE-IIExpand and refine the training material and courses, to provide training resources for an ever-widening range of Grid applications.Train a wide variety of users, within & outside EGEE consortiumDevelop mechanisms for passing on knowledge to end-users of EGEE related projects.Expand online learning services, meeting the needs of an expanded project and larger user-base. Support the provision of t-infrastructure on the GILDA testbed by developing/maintaining training resources to cover diverse range of application scenarios.Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 4NA3 TasksTNA3.1Course Content, Scheduling, Organisation & DeliveryLead Partner University of EdinburghPartners All

TNA3.2a Trainer Support SystemsUniversity of Edinburgh

TNA3.2b Training Infrastructure ProvisionLead partner INFN, CataniaPartners 9

TNA3.3Activity Management & Partner CoordinationLead partner University of Edinburgh, Deputy MTA SZTAKIPartners - 6

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 5NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Training Events56 Locations99 Training Events (Target 60)1383 Participants (Target 600)4439 participant days (Target 1500)29 CountriesEnabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 6

NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Geographical spread of eventshttp://bit.ly/EGEEtrainingmapEnabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 7NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Training Event Locations

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 8NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009

NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Training Event Data in EGEE-II< Event DurationAverage course length 2.5 daysAverage evaluation score 5.1 (out of 6) (n=60)

Comparison Vs previous yearsEnabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Number of 9NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Breakdown by Event Type

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Mention application groups worked with10NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009EGEE Collaboration events

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 11NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009IWSGC09

ResourcesNA3 Management ran Programme CommitteeEGEE Training MaterialTutorsGILDA provided testbed for ALL technologiesgLITE 5 technology weeks ~15 hours per week (student average) 37 Participants

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Add feedback, and more info about elearning for future12

NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Digital Library - updates 1RebrandingIntroduction of FeedsEnabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Mention NA2 images and ISSEG material13

NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Digital Library - updates 2Cloud tagsEnabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Mention NA2 images and ISSEG material14NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Digital Library - updates 3

Improved Search & FilterNew eLearning modulesEnabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Mention NA2 images and ISSEG material15

NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009GILDA t-InfrastructureTraining Infrastructure for EGEE and other European projects, providing resources for training events ~2Tb storage180 cpuEnabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Better picture from Roerto16NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009GILDA t-InfrastructureAvailable for Grid novices training 24/7Bookable for Training events (also commercial events)Year 1 85 eventsGILDA available for porting applications tutorialsTestbed availability for new applicationsImproved documentation and facilities offered to grid beginners Online tutorials available (wiki & linked from eLearning modules) example:

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 Add availability of gilda for training events (booked)Also show tutorials (elearning)17NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009GILDA improvementsStability of GILDA vastly improvedClose match to production infrastructureupdated with the latest middleware releases 2nd WMS installedGILDA performance exceptional during ISSGC08 (45 students, 4 middlewares)

Efforts to install monitoring tools GILDA is monitored by GStat Plans to register sites with GOCDB, enabling production monitoring

Improved InterfacesClassic interface updated in response to increased demandProvides UI for GridWay, P-Grade and GANGA

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 18NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Development of EGEE TrainersTraining the Trainers Provide Partner autonomy Experts ensure quality of messageBalance - Technical vs Pedagogy

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 19Trainer RegistryCurrently lists 102 trainersRecords trainer history/detailsEvent organisers can browse trainer experience

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 20NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Industrial TrainingPotential solution for commercial training (Business Associate)EGEE provided Linalis with:Training (Train the Trainer event)Access to training materialUse of t-Infrastructure (GILDA)Linalis now working with EGEE Business group

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 More on Linalis21NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009IssuesGILDA sitesLow number active in early Year 1Previous sites dropping out, requiring maintenanceDelay in new sites coming onlineInfrastructure now enlarged

International Summer / Winter Schools in Grid Computing no longer fundedWinter School resource intensive to ensure it happened.Summer school2008 took place in Balatonfured, 2009 will be in July in Sophia Antipolis

Digital Library hit rate lower than expectedSurvey - 33% awareness, 92% found usefulResponse Promoted at EGEE08, promotional material to launch new website

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 22NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Year 2 PlansSustainabilityEnsure autonomous training groupsAssist Training groups where possible in becoming self-sufficientContinue to develop TrainersTrain the trainer eventsIntegration of t-Infrastructure into ProductionRunning as Training VO

ScalabilityContinue e-learning facilitiesFurther development of libraryFurther development of modules

ParticipantsCommitted UsersEnsure potential users aware of assistance available (e.g App Porting)Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 23NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009NA3 Robin McConnell - EGEE-III First Review 24-25 June 2009Summary99 training events delivered, and with wider geographical coverage than anticipated, well above target metrics

Support Services continuously enhanced during EGEE-III, in response to need for greater scalability

Improvements to GILDA have provided larger infrastructure with better performance

Expanding trainer base to ensure sustainable training geographically

Enabling Grids for E-sciencEEGEE-III INFSO-RI-222667 CountryTotal PM planned at M24 Total FTE

Austria160.7

Belgium120.5

Bulgaria220.9

CERN

Croatia120.5

Cyprus120.5

Czech Republic80.3

Finland

France241.0

Germany

Greece301.3

Hungary803.3

Ireland

Israel120.5

Italy1446.0

Netherlands

Norway

Poland281.2

Portugal90.4

Romania200.8

Russia421.8

Serbia220.9

Slovakia241.0

Slovenia

Spain381.6

Sweden

Switzerland120.5

Turkey200.8

UK1084.5

Total PM planned at M24695

Total FTE29.0

NA3Chart (2)0.01839684630.04599211560.08070521240.19305738060.01226456420.48992553660.01675427070.08672798950.0561760841

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