ExoGENI Post GEC14 Status Report

Period: 03/12-07/12

  1. Major accomplishments

Purchased the first two racks (partially filled,waiting for availability of newer hardware) and deployed them at RENCI and BBN. Used the racks in GEC14 tutorials (GIMI and ExoGENI), along with other ORCA-controlled resources.

  1. Milestones achieved
  1. Deliverables made
  1. Description of work performed during last quarter
  1. Activities and findings
  • Began partial operation for a limited number of users while working in parallel with GPO on the acceptance testing and addressing concerns
  • Continued hardening the ExoGENI infrastructure.
  • Began experimenting with OpenStack Essex which will support future ExoGENI deployments
    • including the future experimenter image playpen
  • Held discussions with the GPO about the various aspects of architecture and operations (e.g. deployment, monitoring, emergency procedures, acceptance testing)
  1. Project participants
  • Jeff Chase (Duke) and Ilia Baldine (RENCI) co-PIs
  • Jonathan Mills (RENCI)
  • Brad Viviano (RENCI)
  • Chris Heermann (RENCI)
  • Bonnie Hurst (RENCI)
  • Victor Orlikowski (Duke)
  1. Publications (individual and organizational)


  1. Outreach activities

  • Held a tutorial at GEC14 for experimenters using ExoGENI infrastructure
  • Assisted with the GIMI/OMF tutorial
  • Held a plenary GIMI/ExoGENI demo
  • A number of 'early-bird' users have been allowed on the testbed
  1. Collaborations
  1. Other Contributions


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