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Cluster-D meetings at GEC7

Day 1: March 16, 1pm - 5pm Agenda and Notes ===


Ilia Baldine

ORCA software releases, and features:

Bella 2.0
Available now (was 2.1, planned for Feb 1)
+ New substrate API obsoletes COD
+ Lease cancellation
+ Multiple redeem predecessor support
+ Eucalyptus support
+ New broker policies
+ XML-­‐RPC ProtoGENI-­‐like SM interface
+ Global actor registry XML-­‐RPC function
+ Extended NDL support
+ NLR Sherpa driver

Bella 2.1
Panned for ? (was 2.2, planned for June 1)
+ Code hardening, more unit tests, better documentation
+ Broker querying coupled with registry
+ Juniper EX3200 support
+ Multi‐point VLAN slice support (BEN and NLR)
+ Possible:

– Support for newer Eucalyptus release
– Internet2 IDC support
– Gush integration (in cooperation with Gush team)


David Irwin
UMass-Duke demo movie
slice setup movie


Brian Lynn, Thijs de Vries

Since Sept, 2009, have several users running experiments on DOME
+ UMass graduate students
+ Research project with University of Arkansas
+ NSF GENI Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program
+ U of Washington’s Million Node GENI runs on DOME when no other experiments are scheduled


Michael Zink


Mukundan Sridharan

Progress in Spiral 2:

  1. Created v1.1 KanseiGenie Installer
  2. Ported KanseiGenie to NetEye (Wayne State), and provided support to porting efforts at OKGems (Oklahoma State)
  3. Extended KanseiGenie Researcher Portal to include baseline federated experimentation
  4. Completed development to make the switch form Soap to SecureSoap. New version will be rolled out after GEC7.
  5. Started planning v2.0 of software installer package, including baseline federation

Milestones Completed:
KANSEI: S2.d Extend researcher portal for use with Kansei and NetEye (Due 3/16/10)
KANSEI: S2.e Bring up NetEye testbed at WSU (Due 03/16/10)
KANSEI: S2.f Connection plan from Kansei and NetEye to Internet2 (Due 03/16/10)
KANSEI: S2.h Demo experiment using Kansei and NetEye (partially done; Due 07/20/10)


Andy Li slides

2. ORCA Release 2.1 code discussion

(ORCA-­BEN team)

New substrate API

Aydan slides

XML-­RPC controller and actor registry

Anirban Mandal


Resource descriptions

March 17, 1pm - 3pm

Room: Presidents 3

1. Project Status continued


+ Keren Bergman, Caroline Lai, Michael Wang

+ slides


Deniz Gurken

slides LEARN network

slides LEARN measurement handler


Rudra Dutta slides


poster, including IMF, ERM and LEARN


Joe Mambretti


3. Cluster-D connectivity

4. Plan for GEC8 and GEC9 demos/experiments

ORCA-BEN + Multi‐point slice demo with several Cluster‐D members + Assist other projects with experiment demonstrations

5. Ongoing Cluster D Interactions

Monthly PI calls
Calls on specific topics
Resource description

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