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iGrid Workshop: September 26-29, 2005 GLIF Meeting: September 29-30, 2005 Maxine Brown and Tom DeFanti, Co-Chairs Larry Smarr and Ramesh Rao, Hosts Calit2 University of California, San Diego
iGrid 2005 is… • 4th community-driven biennial International Grid event • To accelerate the use of multi-10Gb international and national networks • To advance scientific research • To educate decision makers, academicians and industry researchers on the benefits of hybrid networks • Applications: 49 demonstrations from 20 countries • Australia, Brazil, Canada, CERN, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA • Symposium: 25 lectures, panels and master classes on the applications, middleware, and underlying cyberinfrastructure • ~450 attendees from 24 countries • ~130 participating organizations, both academic and industrial • iGrid showcases the latest advances in scientific collaboration and discovery enabled by GLIF partners and research teams
GLIF − Global Lambda Integrated Facility www.glif.is • GLIF is the international virtual organization creating a world-scale LambdaGrid laboratory • Driven by the demands of application scientists • Engineered by leading network engineers • Enabled by grid middleware developers
GLIF History • Invitation-only annual “LambdaGrid” Workshops to discuss optical networking and the Global LambdaGrid • 2001 in Amsterdam, hosted by the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association (TERENA, Europe) • 2002 in Amsterdam, hosted by the Amsterdam Science and Technology Centre 2002
GLIF History • 2003 in Reykjavik, Iceland, hosted by NORDUnet • Renamed GLIF, a virtual facility in support of persistent data-intensive scientific research and middleware development on LambdaGrids 2003
GLIF 2004: 60 World Leaders in Advanced Networking and the Scientists Who Need It • 2004 in Nottingham, UK, hosted by UKERNA 2004 Photo courtesy of Steve Wallace
GLIF 2005 GLIF 2005 Annual Meeting September 30, 2005 (picture to come)
iGrid History 1997 NSF-funded support of STAR TAP and High Performance International Internet Services (Euro-Link, TransPAC, MIRnet and AMPATH)
iGrid 1998 at SC’98November 7-13, 1998, Orlando, Florida, USA • 10 countries: Australia, Canada, CERN, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, USA • 22 demonstrations featured technical innovations and application advancements requiring high-speed networks, with emphasis on remote instrumentation control, tele-immersion, real-time client server systems, multimedia, tele-teaching, digital video, distributed computing, and high-throughput, high-priority data transfers www.startap.net/igrid98
iGrid 2000 at INET 2000July 18-21, 2000, Yokohama, Japan • 14 countries: Canada, CERN, Germany, Greece, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA • 24 demonstrations featuring technical innovations in tele-immersion, large datasets, distributed computing, remote instrumentation, collaboration, streaming media, human/computer interfaces, digital video and high-definition television, and grid architecture development, and application advancements in science, engineering, cultural heritage, distance education, media communications, and art and architecture • 100Mb transpacific bandwidth carefully managed www.startap.net/igrid2000
iGrid 2002September 24-26, 2002, Amsterdam, The Netherlands • 28 demonstrations from 16 countries:Australia, Canada, CERN/Switzerland, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the USA. • Applications demonstrated: art, bioinformatics, chemistry, cosmology, cultural heritage, education, high-definition media streaming, manufacturing, medicine, neuroscience, physics, tele-science • Grid technologies demonstrated: Major emphasis on grid middleware, data management grids, data replication grids, visualization grids, data/visualization grids, computational grids, access grids, grid portals • 25Gb transatlantic bandwidth (100Mb/attendee, 250x iGrid2000!) www.startap.net/igrid2002
iGrid 2005September 26-29, 2005, San Diego, California • 49 demonstrations showcasing global experiments creating next-generation shared open-source LambdaGrid services: • Scientific instruments • High-definition video and digital cinema streaming • Visualization and virtual reality • High-performance computing • Data analysis • Control of the underlying lambdas themselves • 20 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, CERN, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, UK, USA • More than 150Gb GLIF transoceanic bandwidth alone; 100Gb of bandwidth into the Calit2 building!
LamdbaGrid Services Enabling E-ScienceInstruments Coming Online 2007/2008 • CERN’s Large Hadron Collider will come online • Global Lambdas for Particle Physics Analysis − USA, CERN, Brazil, Korea, UK • Interactive 3D HD Video Transport and Collaborative Data Analysis for e-Science over UCLP − Korea • The Sino-Italian ARGO-Yangbajing (YBJ) International Cosmic Ray Observatory in the YBJ valley of the Tibetan highland will be fully operational • Transfer, Process and Distribution of Mass Cosmic Ray Data from Tibet − China, Italy • Japan’s 2-PFLOPS system being developed as part of the GRAPE-DR project will be operational • Data Reservoir on IPv6: 10Gb Disk Service in a Box − Japan
Focusing on the Next Technology Leap • GLIF Mission:To create and sustain a Global Facility supporting leading-edge capabilities that enable high-performance applications and services, especially those based on new and emerging technologies and paradigms related to advanced optical networking. • iGrid Mission:To provide a forum and testbed for the world’s e-science research community − including network engineers, middleware developers, application scientists − to work together to tackle the demands created by new and emerging technologies and paradigms in high-performance computing and networking.
iGrid 2005 Acknowledgments • Calit2 at the University of California, San Diego • Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago • Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory • SARA Computing and Networking Services • SURFnet • University of Amsterdam • CANARIE • Major sponsors: CENIC, Ciena, Cisco Systems, Force10 Networks, Glimmerglass, Globus Alliance, GRIDtoday, Looking Glass Networks, National LambdaRail, National Science Foundation USA, Nortel Corporation, Qwest, SGI/James River Technical, Sony, TeraGrid, University of California Industry-University Cooperative Research Program iGrid “Lessons Learned” Thursday Sept 29, 4:30 – 6:00pm GLIF Research & Applications Working Group Friday Sept 30 Coming Summer 2006! Special iGrid issue of “FGCS: The International Journal of Grid Computing,” published by Elsevier www.igrid2005.org www.glif.is