Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of PlasticSlices/FinalReport


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    3 This is the final report on the conclusions and results of the [wiki:PlasticSlices Plastic Slices] project. This project ran ten GENI slices continously over a period of three months, in a nationwide infrastructure that included eight campuses, in order to gain experience managing and operating production-quality GENI resources, and to discover and record issues that early experimenters likely would encounter. We conclude that meso-scale GENI is generally ready for operations with more experimenters, that GENI software is mostly ready to use in a production-quality environment, that GENI experiments are somewhat isolated from each other, and that GENI is easy to use initially but more challenging to use for complex experiments. All of these areas need continuing improvement, and we make suggestions for ways to do that. The report also includes more details about the environment, experiments, baselines, and tools we used, and further discussion of some of the results which highlight ways in which GENI is a unique research environment. More details are available at [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/PlasticSlices].
     3This is the final report on the conclusions and results of the [wiki:PlasticSlices Plastic Slices] project. This project ran ten GENI slices continuously over a period of three months, in a nationwide infrastructure that included eight campuses, in order to gain experience managing and operating production-quality GENI resources, and to discover and record issues that early experimenters likely would encounter. We conclude that meso-scale GENI is generally ready for operations with more experimenters, that GENI software is mostly ready to use in a production-quality environment, that GENI experiments are somewhat isolated from each other, and that GENI is easy to use initially but more challenging to use for complex experiments. All of these areas need continuing improvement, and we make suggestions for ways to do that. The report also includes more details about the environment, experiments, baselines, and tools we used, and further discussion of some of the results which highlight ways in which GENI is a unique research environment. More details are available at [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/PlasticSlices].
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    5858 * We'd like to work with campuses to set and measure uptime targets for the aggregates they support. We understand that there will be variations from campus to campus, potentially fairly wide variations, and that's not fundamentally a problem, as long as the targets are well-documented and publicized, so that experimenters can set their expectations accurately.
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    60  * Operators should continue to give feedback and input to software developers on features and priorites.
     60 * Operators should continue to give feedback and input to software developers on features and priorities.
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    6262 * We hope that campus staff will reach out to prospective new experimenters at their campuses, and encourage those experimenters to contact the GPO's Experimenter Support group (via help@geni.net) about getting started with GENI.