Application Porting Support

The Applications Porting Support Group help users transfer applications to the EGEE grid. Application porting support is provided by several institutes, coordinated by the Grid Application Support Centre (GASuC) of MTA SZTAKI. The Group provides an intensive consulting service to allow people new to the grid to get a prototype of their application running on the grid as quickly as possible. The procedure to obtain help from this team requires a description of the application to be ported. This allows the team to make an initial assessment on whether the application can be reasonably ported to the grid. Financial support for travel to this team is available from the EGEE Community Building funds.

Mailing Lists

Internal: project-eu-egee-na4-aps@cern.ch

Related Procedures

Allocation of Community Building Funds

Related Teams

The Application Porting Support Group is coordinated by Grid Application Support Centre (GASuC) of MTA SZTAKI and has members from the following institutes:

  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Spain
  • Instituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Catania, Italy
  • Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique (CEA), Paris, France
  • Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
  • Academia Sinica Grid Computing Centre (ASGC), Taipei, Taiwan
  • University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Dissemination of Procedure

Audience: New users or existing users with new applications.

The team's services will be advertised at EGEE events. Additionally, NA4 personnel will be made aware of the existance of this policy, so that they can transmit this information when contacted by people potentially interested in application porting support.

Related infrastructures

  • na4.vo.eu-egee.org: The na4.vo.eu-egee.org virtual organization brings together resources – computing and human – to help the NA4 activity provide better support to the EGEE user community. Specifically, people within this VO: 1. help new users port their applications to the EGEE production infrastructure, 2. validate proposed solutions to problems facing users, 3. validate documentation/FAQs, and 4. write SAM tests to verify certain critical functionalities. Further information about the VO: na4.vo.eu-egee.org VO in CIC portal

  • GILDA: GILDA (Grid Infn Laboratory for Dissemination Activities) is a virtual laboratory to demonstrate/disseminate the strong capabilities of grid computing. GILDA can be used for application porting projects. Further information: GILDA webpage

Contact

Mr. Gergely Sipos (sipos@sztakiNOSPAMPLEASE.hu) - Technical coordinator

Mr. Miklos Kozlovszky (m.kozlovszky@sztakiNOSPAMPLEASE.hu) - Deputy coordinator

http://www.lpds.sztaki.hu/gasuc/- Porting group webpage. Primary contact point for clients

-- GergelySipos - 11 Sep 2008

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