On 21 January 2014 18:18, Jensen, Jens (STFC,RAL,SC)
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> Agenda might be modified slightly (before the meeting) but here's my
> current one:
> a. DiRAC - how now brown cow: http://www.stfc.ac.uk/1263.aspx
> AFAIK DiRAC move data with scp - which is probably not the greatest
> choice for large volume WAN data transfers . How might we get the
> DiRAC folk to talk to us - is this a question for the locals (ie
> Edinburgh, Cambridge, Durham, (and Leicester but we don't have GridPP
> storageers in Leicester)).
I've talked to Jeremy Yates about this and some other things late last
year. He promised to get back to me (but has not yet).
I think I managed to convince him that our stuff was actually "not
that hard" and had some performance improvements. I know they did look
at gridftp, and might have noticed it was a bit better than scp(!)
As Chris notes, the *community* (not Jeremy) was a bit leary of X509
certs, but I think that's partly because *our* overcomplicated use of
X509 (with VOMS on top etc) just makes them look more complicated than
> b. Apropos the approved VO list, we ought to get one more set of users
> come talk to us. It keeps slipping off my radar: whom should we talk to
> next? Snoplus?
> c. Was there a meeting last week? Anything from hepsysman?
> d. Next round of milestones. Can't remember if we managed to agree
> anything. Maybe finish deleting all the ATLAS files. Er, I mean
> renaming. Would look good as a target. What else? DiRAC related?
>  http://fasterdata.es.net/data-transfer-tools/say-no-to-scp/
> Scanned by iCritical.