Cluster D Review Meeting on July 2, 2009:

Cluster D meeting to review Spiral 2 roadmap, and discuss Spiral 1 completion tasks, per attached files. (which have been updated)
Thursday, 7/2, 10am - 4pm
At BBN Technologies, Cambridge

Conference bridge


Ilia Baldine, Jeff Chase (phone)
Brian Levine, Brian Lynn
Prashant Shenoy, Michael Zink, David Irwin
Anish Aurora
Keren Bergman (phone), Franz Fidler (phone)

Chip Elliott, Aaron falk, Heidi Dempsey, Harry Mussman

Notes by Aaron Falk


10:00 Introductions and agenda review

10:05 Review of Cluster D Spiral 1 goals and completion tasks, as defined on June 11.

See document and slides
After discussion at this meeting, see updated document

10:15 Review of Spiral 2 GENI goals and Cluster D Spiral 2 Roadmap Process

See attached power point files at and, and attached current roadmap document

Next, each PI(s) will review their project.
PLEASE bring no more than 6 slides to review:
1) Progress in year 1
2) Challenges in year 1
3) Progress towards integration with ORCA clearinghouse (broker) at RENCI per Spiral 1 plan (attached)
4) Progress towards connection of your facility with Internet2 backbone network (also NLR at RENCI)
5) Plans for experiments by outside GENI researchers by end of Spiral 1
6) Plans for Spiral 2 (year 2)

And, for each project, the GPO will review:
7) Current milestone status, using the wiki

10:25 ORCA/BEN project (Ilia Baldine, Jeff Chase)

Notes, particularly concerning: plan to make ORCA a prodcution capability for BEN; towards requesting connections from Internet2; first experimenter to be Keren Bergman; could use more funding; would like GPO to help with documentation.

11:00 DOME project (Brian Levine, Mark Corner, Brian Lynn)

Notes, particularly concerning: connection to Internet2; instrumented measurements (* consider comparison to ORBIT approach)(* consider comparison of disconnected approach to ORBIT/WiMAX); plans for use in "Intro to Networking" class in fall; ways to train students, e.g., tutorials; concerns about maintaining documents; concerns about supporting users vs system development; how to attract more experimenters, can GPO help (no), maybe NSF.

11:30 ViSE project (Prashant Shenoy, Michael Zink, David Irwin)

Notes, particularly concerning: sensor-centric experiments; long term vision of moving sensed data to cloud-based storage, and processing; run complete experiemnts of sensing + storage + processing.

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Kansei project (Anish Aurora, Rajiv Ramnath, Hongwei Zhang)

Notes, particularly concerning: current external users; operation costs (* consider workshop on how to have NSF pay for operations)

1:30 Measurement project (Keren Bergman, Franz Fidler)

Notes, particularly concerning: plans for spiral 2.

2:00 Discussion of Cluster D integration thru end of Spiral 1

See attached word document at and power point file at
What are the biggest challenges?
What coordination process should be used?
Document updated to reflect discussion at this meeting at

2:50 Break

3:00 Discussion of Cluster D Spiral 2 roadmap tasks, grouped by Spiral 2 goals

See document
After discussion at this meeting, including rating (H, M, L) of each task for importance, see updated document
Notes, particularly concerning: techniques for monitoring; identity management.

Submitted by: Harry Mussman, GPO System Engineer

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