SIGs/Grid Computing

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Fedora Grid Computing SIG

The goal of the Fedora Grid Computing Special Interest group is to gather people interested in packaging grid software within Fedora.

This group was started on June 1st 2010 so it's early days at the moment.

Grid computing can mean different things to different people, it is certainly distributed computing with a security infrastructure. Relevant software can include:

  • Data management software
  • Batch Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Job Submission Systems
  • Security, authentication, authorization software
  • Messaging Software

Group Aims

  • Link to other related groups. MPI, clouds.
  • Create a yum group of grid client tools.
  • Document some of the basic setup of grid software as provided within Fedora.

Packagers/Reviewers/People

Communication

  • A mailing list will be set up, to allow in particular users of Fedora's grid software to communicate.

Packages already in Fedora and Fedora/EPEL

Software Package DB Entry Notes
ActiveMQ CPP activemq-cpp Messaging Lib
Boinc Client boinc
CGSI gSOAP CGSI-gSOAP GSI plugin for gSOAP
dCache access protocol dcap
fetch-crl fetch-crl Downloads CRLs e.g. from igtf.
gLite GSI trustmanager util-java, trustmanager Java GSI Stuff.
Grid Packaging Tools grid-packaging-tools GPT
gsoap gsoap SOAP/XML Web Services
Globus Toolkit globus-*, more than 50 packages globus packaging guidelines.
Sun Grid Engine gridengine Batch system
LCG Data Management lcgdm Disk Pool Manager and LHC file catalogue, ie DPM and LFC
MyProxy myproxy Credential Management
OpenSAML opensaml Security Markup Language
PyActiveMQ pyactivemq Python message API
Torque torque Batch system
VO Membership Services voms, voms-mysql
UberFTP uberftp GSI gridftp client

Packages under Review

Package Wishlist