Changes between Version 59 and Version 60 of DOME


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Timestamp:
10/13/09 14:05:02 (10 years ago)
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hmussman@bbn.com
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    4343== Current Capabilities ==
    4444
    45 The DOME software has been completed. This includes:
     45The DOME software has been completed. This includes:[[BR]]
    46461) Final testing of the ability to run user-defined experiments in a virtual
    47 environment on the bricks (computers on the buses).
     47environment on the bricks (computers on the buses).[[BR]]
    48482)  The completion of the DOME portal;  the portal allows users to upload
    4949files (VM partitions), create experiments, schedule experiments and
    50 perform maintenance tasks.
     50perform maintenance tasks.[[BR]]
    51513)  Field verification of the disruption tolerant interface between the buses
    52 and the portal for downloading experiments and communicating leases.
     52and the portal for downloading experiments and communicating leases.[[BR]]
    53534)  The addition of a logging facility with persistent storage and an export
    54 facility, integrated with the portal.
     54facility, integrated with the portal.[[BR]]
    55555)  A workaround to allow the canceling of leases was implemented in the
    56 DieselNet Controller, and an interface was provided via the DOME portal.
     56DieselNet Controller, and an interface was provided via the DOME portal. [[BR]]
    57576)  The DOME GENI software was distributed to all buses in August; this involved
    58 re-imaging and re-installing the hard drives on all bricks.
     58re-imaging and re-installing the hard drives on all bricks.[[BR]]
    59597)  DOME completed its integration with ORCA;  the ability to distribute actors
    60 between UMass and RENCI was verified.
     60between UMass and RENCI was verified.[[BR]]
    61618)  We implemented DOLPHIN, a lightweight scheduler that allows us to
    6262temporarily take ORCA offline to perform maintenance and install ORCA
    63 updates without disrupting DOME on the buses.
     63updates without disrupting DOME on the buses.[[BR]]
    64649)  DOME's virtualization capabilities were demonstrated at GEC5. We showed the
    6565ability to schedule and launch experiments on a DOME brick. This was done
     
    6767[[BR]]
    6868
    69 We have announced the availability of DOME to external GENI researchers:
    70 1)  Documentation and software was posted to [http://geni.cs.umass.edu/dome/  GENI - DOME web site and portal].
     69We have announced the availability of DOME to external GENI researchers:[[BR]]
     701)  Documentation and software was posted to [http://geni.cs.umass.edu/dome/  GENI - DOME web site and portal].[[BR]]
    71712)  Various utilities to reduce the size of partitions, test the launching of
    72 experiments, generate log files, etc. were made available.
     72experiments, generate log files, etc. were made available.[[BR]]
    73733)  Examples of experiments, methods to access devices, etc. were posted on
    74 the portal.
     74the portal.[[BR]]
    75754)  Documentation was written and placed to the portal. This included
    76 documentation so that users can have their own development bricks.
     76documentation so that users can have their own development bricks.[[BR]]
    7777 
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