XTremWeb-HEP tutorial

An XWHEP tutorial has been held at LAL on Feb 17th and 18th, 2009.

The tutorial has been updated on May 7th, 2009.


The slides are here.

They can also be downloaded here.

The last distribution can be found here.

February 17, Tuesday

09:00 – 13:00 XtremWeb for operators – beginners level (O. Lodygensky, G. Caillat)

XtremWeb has a very clean Grid design that can be used to illustrate the main aspects of a Desktop Grid. We learn how to install an XtremWeb server, worker and client.

Define what needs to be pre-deployed on the machines before an XtremWeb installation can be set up.

14:00 – 18:00 2. XtremWeb application deployment – beginners level (O. Lodygensky, G. Caillat)

How to deploy an application in XtremWeb?
Show how an already existing simple demo-application can be deployed in XtremWeb.
Connect several workers of different operating systems and run the application.

Submit a job using the client interface.

February 18 Wednesday

09:00 – 11:00 3. XtremWeb application development (O. Lodygensky, G. Caillat)

Developing applications for XtremWeb.

11:00 – 13:00 Grid 5000 – a testing platform (Haiwu He)