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The Development & Deployment of Grid – a Lithuanian Context

The Development & Deployment of Grid – a Lithuanian Context. Dr. Algimantas Juozapavičius Vilnius University, Lithuania a lgimantas.juozapavicius Content. Backbone Clusters Applications for Grid. Fiber optics in Lithuania. L ATVIA. Mažeikiai. Joniškis. Biržai. N. Akmenė.

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The Development & Deployment of Grid – a Lithuanian Context

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  1. The Development & Deployment of Grid – a Lithuanian Context Dr. Algimantas Juozapavičius Vilnius University, Lithuania

  2. Content • Backbone • Clusters • Applications for Grid

  3. Fiber optics in Lithuania LATVIA Mažeikiai Joniškis Biržai N. Akmenė Skuodas To SWEDEN Pasvalys Pakruojis Telšiai Šventoji Rokiškis Palanga Kuršėnai Kupiškis Šiauliai Plungė Kretinga Varniai Rietavas Radviliškis Zarasai Kelmė Gargždai Laukuva Klaipėda Panevėžys Visaginas Šilalė Utena Anykščiai Šilutė Raseiniai Kėdainiai Ignalina Ukmergė Pagėgiai Tauragė Molėtai Švenčionys Jurbarkas Jonava Vilkija Pabradė Širvintos Šakiai Kaišiadorys Kulautuva Kaunas KALININGRAD Vilnius Vilkaviškis Elektrėnai BELARUSSIA Vievis Prienai Kybartai existing Marijampolė Trakai Planned in 2005 - 2007 Alytus Šalčininkai Varėna Lazdijai POLAND Druskininkai

  4. LITNET 2010 To LATVIA Mažeikiai N. Akmenė Joniškis Biržai Skuodas Pasvalys Pakruojis Šventoji Šiauliai Rokiškis Plungė Telšiai Palanga Kupiškis To SWEDEN Kretinga Radviliškis Panevėžys Zarasai Kelmė Gargždai Laukuva Klaipėda Šilalė Visaginas Anykščiai Dotnuva Utena Šilutė Raseiniai Nida Kėdainiai Ignalina Molėtai Ukmergė Pagėgiai Tauragė Švenčionys Jonava Jurbarkas Vilkija Šakiai Širvintos Kaišiadorys 10 Gbps Pabradė Kaunas 5 Gbps Elektrėnai Vilnius Vilkaviškis 1 Gbps Prienai Marijampolė 10-100 Mbps Kybartai Trakai To BELARUSSIA To KALININGRAD Šalčininkai Alytus Varėna Lazdijai Druskininkai To POLAND

  5. Clusters

  6. Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science (MIF): • more than 2700 students • about 120 professors, lecturers, assistants • 10 departments (research and studies) • bachelour, master and doctoral programs • covering: • computer science, software engineering • mathematics, applications, teaching of mathematics and computer science • statistics, econometrics, finance and insurance mathematics

  7. VU MIF ITC: • over1200 sq.m,two storeys • over170 computers, 15 computer classes • computer network is a heterogeneous one, consisting of PCs, SunBlade workstations, SunRay systems • operating platforms: Unix (Solaris), Linux, Windows


  9. Two clusters on Solaris platform: Hardware: • 19 workstations SunBlade100 UltraSparcIIe • server SunFire280R UltraSparcIIICu • 4 servers V210 (8 CPUs), running simultaneously 2 SunRay computing systems with 15 + 20 terminals

  10. Two clusters on Solaris platform: Cluster software: • clusters are operated bySun HPC ClusterTools • MPI interface, • scalable scientific library S3L, • graphical debugging tool Prism, • the software is installed in /opt/SUNWhpc directories of cluster nodes

  11. Cluster on Linuxplatform: Cluster software: • LAM operational environment for running cluster • MPI programming interface • PVM operational interface • possibility to allocate for computation up to 60 Linux-based computers (basic grid consist of 24 computers)

  12. VILNIUS GEDIMINAS TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY Parallel Computing Laboratory • Maintenance and development of computing systems • Offering access to computational facilities to Lithuanian universities and research institutes • Consulting, expertise, training and educational activities • Research in the area of high-performance computers and parallel algorithms Activities Facilities PC cluster “Vilkas” (36CPU) IBM RS/6000 SP2 • Parallel algorithms for: • Nonlinear optics problem • Multiphase flow in porous media • Master – slave automatic parallelization toolkit • Tool for parallelization of Branch and Bound algorithms • Parallel C++ Arrays toolkit Applications

  13. KUT 12CPU PC cluster (GT 3.2) Proxy BGM 22CPU Itanium2 (NPACKage GT 2.2.4) VU GRID Activities at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University C&A VGTU 36CPU PC cluster (GT 3.2) C&A VU & BGM GRID Testbed

  14. INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY AND REHABILITATIONc/o Kaunas University of Medicine Vydūno al. 4, LT- 00135 Palanga, tel. (+370 460) 30012, fax: (+370 460) 30013, e-mail:,

  15. PC cluster • 3 CPU nodes • Configuration of the Node: • Pentium IV 3.2 GHz • 1 GB DDRAM 266 MHz • 120 GB HDD SATA • Gigabit Ethernet • RedHat 9.0 • OSCAR

  16. Vytautas Magnus UniversityCluster

  17. Application Areas

  18. Project: Geometric computation modelling: • subject: NURBS for free form surfaces modelling: • This new technology extends NURBS format for free-form surfaces:for complex shapes; usage of multisided patches.

  19. Research Project: • Transport Modelling System - Mobile Solutions of Public Information and Transportation Systems

  20. Research Project • Mathematical Modeling of Heterogenous Processes and Systems Interaction

  21. MATHEMATICAL MODELING • Partners: • Faculty of Informatics and Mathematics, Vilnius University • Faculty of Physics, Vilnius University • Faculty of Chemistry, Vilnius University • Institute of Materials Science and Applied Research, Vilnius University • Kaunas University of Technology • Gediminas Technical University of Vilnius • Military Academy of Lithuania • Mathematics and Informatics Institute • Institute of Biochemistry • Institute of Physics • Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy • Institute of Lithuanian Scientific Society

  22. Problems and applications in MATHEMATICAL MODELING • Computational methods and software for simulating the penetration of deformable bodies to textile structures • Numerical methods and applications to ballistics • Computational methods and software for simulating a slow movement of rigid formations in biological media • Numerical algorithms and applications to biomedicine • • Self formation of artificial objects (in micro and nano scale)

  23. Problems and applications in MATHEMATICAL MODELING • Modeling of generation dynamics of microchip lasers with multilayered semiconductor switches and mirrors • Mathematical models, efficient numerical algorithms and convenient software packages for the second- and third-order nonlinear optical effects (generation of harmonics, parametric interactions, transient scattering and other processes) in heterogeneous media • and many others…

  24. Problems and applications in PHYSICS Institute of Physics • Stellar systems physics • Molecular Compound Physics • Nonlinear optics and spectroscopy • Nuclear and environmental radioactivity research

  25. Problems and applications in PHYSICS Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy Atomic physics: complex second order integro-differential equations and determination and diagonalization of matrices of extra-high order Theoretical calculations of the energy spectra and hyperfine structure of atoms and ions Simulation of biologically plausible even medium-size neural networks Quantum Modelling of Processes in Artificial Living Organisms and Elements of Molecular Computers

  26. The main components of artificial living organism

  27. Problems and applications in PHYSICS Vilnius University, Faculty of Physics • Quantum mechanical computations for determination of stable molecular geometries and vibrational spectra • Accurate non empirical determination of excited potential surfaces of biological molecules • Molecular dynamics computations of large biological structures by means of semi-empirical methods • Electromagnetic waves scattering by set of bodies of arbitrary shape • Nonlinear optics

  28. Problems and applications in CHEMISTRY Institute of Chemistry • Computational chemistry methods are applied for: • Modeling of organic and bioorganic molecules and metal clusters • Simulation of organic reactions • Modeling of the SAM (self-assembled mono layers) on metal surfaces For calculation GAUSSIAN, GAMESS and MOPAC programs are used.

  29. Problems and applications in CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY Vilnius University, Faculty of Chemistry chemo-informatics bioinformatics pharmaceutical sciences Biochemistry Institute Molecular dynamics of proteins protein-protein and protein-substrate interaction protein mutation in silico de nova protein design

  30. Problems and applications in EDUCATION Kaunas University of Technology Since 2002 Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is a partner in two EU IST Grid Projects. KTU as a partner aims to integrate into EU Grid Learning space and to achieve two main goals: • Using Grid technologies to establish Virtual Learning Organizations including science and academic institutions. • E-Science Grid resources have to be used for advanced studies (especially by MSc and PhD students) at higher education institutions.

  31. Sample Grid services VO1 VO2 VO3 VO4 Grid architecture levels

  32. Medical imaging and visualization Visualization of sleep stages using heart rate data from one person

  33. Medical imaging and visualization Visualization of objective and subjective sleep quality (polysomnography)

  34. Medical imaging and visualization • Heart rhythm data bank oriented for development of advanced computer aided heart rate variability analysis • Integration data bank of Sleep Medicine centre c/o Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation to SIESTA Group Polysomnographic data bank using Grid technology

  35. Thank you for your attention.Your comments and suggestions. sincerely Algimantas Juozapavicius

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