:: Session 30: Day 9: Time
14:30 to 16:00
the EGEE Middleware: gLite Tutorial
– Roberto Barbera
14:30 gLite Overview and Security, the GILDA t-infrastructure
Overview of the gLite middleware and interactions of the gLite services.
Introduction to personal digital certificates, proxies, groups and roles inside a Virtual Organization, delegation of credentials and MyProxy.
Introduction to the GILDA t-infrastructure: components, applications, how to join, how to ask for support.
15:00 gLite Information System and Workload Management System
Information System Architectures: Berkeley DB Information System (BDII) and R-GMA.
Job Description Language and Job Management (Submission, Monitoring, Job Retrieving).
Special Jobs: Parametric Jobs, DAGs, Job Collections, MPI.
15:30 gLite Data Management System
Architecture of the gLite DMS.
Storage Elements and File Catalogs.
Grid File Access Libraries and tools.
Introduction to the AMGA Metadata Catalogue.
- The gLite middleware [ppt
- gLite Information System and Workload Management System [ppt
- Architecture of Lite Data Management System [ppt
Prof Roberto Barbera
Dr Tony Calanducci
Tony Calanducci was born in Milan on 18th February, 1977. He
graduated cum laude in Computer Science at the University of
Catania on April 2004. He carried out the preparation of his
final thesis at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Science,
a Department of New York University, in New York City, where
he dealt with subjects such as parallel and distributed programming
paradigms and Multiple Sequence Alignment of biosequences.
After his graduation, he worked as a consultant for the Italian
National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) in Catania, where
his tasks were related to grid site and network management and
grid web portal development.
Since May 2005, he is involved in the Enabling Grid for E-Science
project, at the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN),
as a member of NA3 (User Training and Induction) and NA4 (Application
Identification and Support) activities. He took part as a trainer
in many induction and dissemination events on Grids and LCG/gLite
middleware held all over the world. During the last months his
efforts were devoted to metadata management and database access
on the grid.
Since 1996 he has worked as an independent computer consultant
for many commercial businesses, dealing with tasks such as building
personal computers, software development and network design,
Dr Diego Scardaci
I was born in Catania, Italy, on September 11, 1975. I got
my degree in Computer Science Engineering on july, 21, 2000,
thesis: "Un framework per la sicurezza delle applicazioni ad
In 2001 I have worked as Research Collaborator for Department
of Computer Engineering and Telecomunications (DIIT) of Engineering
Faculty of University of Catania. I studied mobile agent system
and security models for mobile agent system.
Since 2002-2005 I have worked as Researcher for Telecom Italia
Lab (the research centre of Telecom Italia group, formerly CSELT)
and I have designed and developed innovative platforms and services
for the mobile telephony operator TIM.
Since 2006 I work as Software Engineer Consultant for the EUChinaGRID
Europe project at INFN Italian National Institute of Nuclear
Physics. on the grid.