Compute Accounting

Definition of the EMI compute accounting record. A compute accounting record is defined reflecting practical, financial and legal requirements of resource consumption, including CPU time, Wallclock time and memory usage.

From the DoW: "It must be possible to use a common presentation and aggregation system for the accounting data retrieved from all EMI components. EMI will address the known UR issues, and will extend accounting records to include VO-aware storage usage accounting. The refined and extended standard usage record format, service interface and data transport protocol will be implemented in gLite, ARC and UNICORE middleware stacks. EMI will contribute thus to the definition of UR v2.0 of OGF. Usage of messaging infrastructure for the transport mechanism and the full adoption of the RUS standard will be evaluated."

As by Compute 4 DNA1.3.1 objective: "support for the agreed compute accounting record (UR)", due M18.


Andrea Guarise (DGAS) - chair

Cristina.del Cano Novales (APEL), Szigeti Gabor (ARC), Krzysztof Benedyczak (UNICORE), Massimo Sgaravatto (gLite)

Mailing list


Meetings and minutes

Discussions on mailing list.

Proposed UR


Aggregated UR



* APEL_Message_Format.pdf: APEL proposed message format

* ARC: OGF Usage Record

* UNICORE: OGF Usage Record is used. Details are here.

* DGAS: DGAS Documentation


  • car_v0.8.xsd: Compute Accounting Record Schema Definition - DRAFT v0.8

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