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OKGems Project Status Report

Period: 3Q12

I. Major accomplishments

  • Conducted extensive experiments on ExoGENI platform
    • Demonstrated the usability of ExoGENI resources
    • Benchmark representative Hadoop applications on ExoGENI
    • Analyze performance bottlenecks and identify possible optimization approaches
    • Implement ExoGENI-Hadoop auto-configuration scripts
  • Built a complete ceiling sensor grid testbed at University of Florida
  • Built the MagicLink middleware and protocol
  • Built a local computer rack, an OpenFlow switch to be installed in the rack

A. Milestones achieved

  • OKGEMS: S4.e Demonstration at GEC14 and Experimenter Outreach
  • We will give a demo and two posters at GEC15

B. Deliverables made

II. Description of work performed during last quarter

  • Summary of accomplishments related to OKGems:
    • Built a sensor network testbed below the ceiling in our lab at UF (with about 120 nodes)
    • Conducted experiments on ORCA/ExoGENI slices
    • Prepared posters for GEC15

A. Activities and findings

The following tasks are to be done at GEC15 on 10/24/2012 :

  • Prepare experimental demo on ORCA ExoGENI at GEC15

B. Project participants


  • Xiaolin (Andy) Li


  • Kaikia Liu
  • Xinxin Liu
  • Di Wang
  • Lulu Xie

C. Publications (individual and organizational)

* Xinxin Liu, Li Yu, Di Wang, and Xiaolin Li, "MagicLink: Weaving Multi-Site Wireless Sensor Networks for Large-Scale Experiments," the 8th International ICST Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (Tridentcom), 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece.

  • G. Reyes*, D. Wang*, R. Nair*, C. Li, X. Li, J. Lin, "VitalTrack: A Doppler Radar Sensor Platform for Monitoring Activity Levels," the 2nd Annual IEEE Topical Conference on Biomedical Wireless Technologies, Networks, and Sensing Systems (BioWireleSS 2012).

D. Outreach activities

  • Hosted a visiting PhD student on scholarship from Tongji University, China

E. Collaborations

  • Collaborate with researchers in ECE at UF
  • Collaborate with researchers in Medical School at UF

F. Other Contributions