:: Session 30: Day 9: Time 16:30 to 18:00
the EGEE middleware: gLite exercises and hands-on

Session leader – Roberto Barbera


16:30-18:00 Introductionary and Advanced exercises

Tony Calanducci, Diego Scardaci
Practise on: Proxy creation and delegation.
The Information System (lcg-infosites, lcg-info, rgma clients).
JDL and Job Management, Special Jobs with WM-Proxy.
File Catalog and Storage Element interactions by the command line.
Metadata handling: schema creation, population and querying metadata.

gLite Practical [view]


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, and sales.

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 agenti mobili".
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.