Programme Programme

Programme

Porting, deploying and running applications on BOINC Desktop Grids


Tutors:
- Attila Marosi, SZTAKI, Hungary
- Dario Ferrer, University of Westminster, UK
Target audience: DGrid and EGI application developers and system administrators

Outline of programme:
Day 1 - 1st March:
- 09.00:  Welcome and registration
- 09.15: An introduction to Desktop Grids, EDGI and IDGF - presentation - (AM)  
- 10.00: A general introduction to BOINC - presentation (DF)
- 10.45: Coffee
- 11.15: Installation of a BOINC server/client - hands-on (DF)
- 13.00: Lunch
- 14.00: BOINC installation cont. - hands-on (DF)
- 14.45: Application porting to BOINC (methodology, DCI API, GenWrapper) - presentation (AM)
- 15.30: Coffee
- 16.00: Porting applications with GenWrapper - hands-on (AM)
- 18.00: Close

Day 2 - 2nd March:
- 09.00: Porting applications with GenWrapper cont. - questions, answers - hands-on (AM)
- 10.45: Coffee
- 11.15: User interfaces (portals and command-line options) - presentation (AM, DF)
- 12.00: The EDGI infrastructure, bridging from g-Lite/Unicore to BOINC - presentation (DF)
- 12.45: Lunch
- 14.00: Team work, consultancy - discussing and analysing migration options of candidate applications - hands-on (AM, DF)