Workflow Team Meeting - Dec 10 4PM CERN, 9 FNAL time

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  • FNAL: Jen, Gaston, Eliana,
  • US: Ajit
  • CERN : Dima
  • EU:


  • Julian to Colombia Dec 14, and then contract ends, will be working remotely from Colombia until the First of Jan
    • Replacement coming Late Jan??? What do we know? Sounds like they will be at CERN Early Feb.
  • Jen Remote working Dec 24-Jan4
  • Gaston out Dec 22-Jan 8 - not have connection may read e-mail
  • Jorge out Dec 21-Jan 6
  • Eliana out Dec 28th to Jan 14th.
  • SeangChan: Couple Days around Christmas/New Years, exact days not yet determined
  • Matteo - Will be around, will be in Italy from Dec 21-Jan 7 but will be working remotely, will have good internet, availablity won't change just be on EU time
  • Alan - Going to Brazil Dec 21-Jan 21 will be working from Brazil Jan 14-20 - SeangChan has Alan's grandma's number
  • Dima - Will be around

News - Dima

  • Holiday Production next week! Digi/ReReco next week
    • High Priority, Mulicore/multithreading - we are running it this way for T0
    • what do we need to do differently on the assignment sign, changes in the config, we need to specify the number of cores required
    • we need requirement son the assignment side
  • sort out issues with existing stuff, lots of ACDC's on rereco side2015C

3 top issues effecting production

  • New Monster Workflow pdmvserv_task_HIG-RunIIWinter15wmLHE-00561__v1_T_151207_101950_7247
    • it's legit, but using up all our pending slots * we need input of the developers who are not in the meeting so we will keep bugging them to look at it and move the discussion to elog
  • workflows that have config issues
  • About documentation:
    • Julian updated docs about:
      • Draining an agent.
      • Producing weekly plots.
      • Producing issues pages.
      • Proceedure changes due to unified
    • Jen's challenge: from last week
      • still waiting for my webpage to be approved.. as of Wed night
        • You have the following websites pending creation, please do not try to recreate them:
          • - workflowteam
      • Install cronjobs for producing issues pages.
      • Install cronjobs for producing Monday's plots.
  • Julian, turn in all your code.. don't change anything except to fix things that don't work for the next week! We won't know what doesn't work, what documentation is missing if we don't go through it all!
  • how long should it take for high priority to overtake slots? 1-2 days

Site support - Gaston

* Into the Waiting Room: None

* Out the Waiting Room: T2_RU_INR

Sites in Waiting Room: T2_TH_CUNSTDA, T2_RU_SINP.

Sites in Morgue: T2_PL_Warsaw, T2_MY_UPM_BIRUNI, T2_TR_METU, T2_RU_RRC_KI, T2_RU_ITEP, T2_RU_PNPI

Transfers - Jorge

  • Jorge is working on stuck FNAL transfers - where are we? FNAL still red?
  • TMDB has been updated with the correct size of the files, ~60K files, so now the transfers are working.




  • TaskChains that failed immediately after assigned there was a problem reading the lumi list after reading, they have rejected and will be resubmitted from PPD



Store Results

  • check documentation


Agent Issues

  • blowing up ACDC's - happening again
    • causing instablibity in 218

RelVal Andrew

  • haven't heard from him in ages.... is he OK?? He's connected and OK! has nothing to report!

L3 discussion - Ajit, Jean-Roch, Matteo

Opportunistic Resources

Automatic Assignment And Unified Software

  • We need documenation!!!!!!! Matteo is working on it, will continue to look at it.


* new WMAgent version, need to redeploy HP and RelVal agents

-- JenniferAdelmanMcCarthy - 2015-12-10

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