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Tuesday 1

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

9:00-9:30 Introduction and DM transition (New Brighton)

Non-Middleware Status:

  • 9:30-9:45 DRP
  • 9:45-10:00 AP
  • 10:00-10:15 SUI/T
  • 10:15-10:30 SQuaRE

(Note: DonP, MargaretG, PaulW excused to go to Chilean IT Infrastructure session; remote participation from NCSA expected.)

Tuesday 2

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Interfaces, components, functions, interactions
  • What we get from the observatory, when, and how
  • Where the science pipelines execute, in what context, and with what services

11:45-12:30 Data Access status and walkthrough:

  • Butler
  • Qserv
  • DAX Web services
  • Global metadata service
  • Provenance

Tuesday 3

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Three pairwise discussions in separate rooms during each session, switching partners in the middle.  Some suggested topics are listed, but each pair of teams should develop their own.  The goals are to 1) make decisions on issues if possible or at least document what data is needed to make a decision, 2) agree on who is doing what, and 3) get to know team members.  These are not meant to be the only opportunity to have such discussions; they are meant to facilitate existing conversations and kick off new conversations that should happen on an ongoing basis.
1:30-2:15 Round-Robin 1:
  • Science Pipelines and SQuaRE (Natural Bridges)
    • Immediate and longer-term QA needs
  • Process Control and Data Access (New Brighton)
    • Provenance capture
  • SUI/T and Architecture (Rio Del Mar)
    • Workspace, VO, cross-DAC, other issues

2:15-3:00 Round-Robin 2:

  • Science Pipelines and Architecture (Natural Bridges)
  • Process Control and SQuaRE (Rio Del Mar)
    • Large-scale integration testing
  • SUI/T and Data Access (New Brighton)
    • DAX interfaces, schemas and metadata, etc.

Tuesday 4

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

3:00-3:45 Round-Robin 3:

  • Science Pipelines and Process Control (Natural Bridges)
    • Workflow, inter-process communication, threading needs
  • Architecture and Data Access (New Brighton)
  • SUI/T and SQuaRE (Rio Del Mar)
    • Visualization

3:45-4:30 Round-Robin 4:

  • Science Pipelines and SUi/T (Natural Bridges)
    • Visualization
  • SQuaRE and Data Access (New Brighton)
    • QA schema, DAX/Butler for QA tool access, global metadata
  • Architecture and Process Control (Rio Del Mar)

Note: There is an LSST breakout on Authentication/Authorization for use in Data Access Policy implementation in parallel with this session. Purpose is to convey what is feasible technically, what policy implications that has, and state of current prototype. Cowell Room Jeff Kantor, Donald Petravick

Wednesday 1

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

9:00-9:45 Round-Robin 5:

  • Science Pipelines and Data Access (Santa Cruz)
    • Uses of database, archive, Butler
  • SQuaRE and Architecture (Rio Del Mar)
  • SUI/T and Process Control (New Brighton)
    • Workspace and L3 processing invocation

9:45-10:30 Round-Robin Conclusion (6 x 7 min): conclusions and future work (New Brighton)

  • This is a DM-wide plenary to hear briefly from each team what was accomplished and where things will go.
  • Note that ideally we shouldn't hear about specific items from both sides – part of the agreements made should be who will report on a given item in this session.

Wednesday 2

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

DM-wide decision-making: (New Brighton)
  • Data and file formats, Unicode
  • Naming
  • Documentation
  • VO

In parallel with the above, Networks Session. Note, the Networks Session will continue into lunch. RIO DEL MAR 919820913 (link is external) (Jeff Kantor)

Wednesday 3

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM


Wednesday afternoon

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

After the formal sessions, meeting with Camera DAQ, NCSA, Gregory about interface (New Brighton)