description and specific objectives of the activity
management of the project
the dissemination Web site, support mail lists and web base collaborative
tools, organize presentations, visits, 2 project conferences and showcases
per year, publication of dissemination material
Training and Induction
training and course material. Deliver on-site courses and support
distributed courses in the project.
Identification and Support
of HEP and Bio pilot applications. Identification of early users.
Introduction of new user communities. Definition of common application
interfaces and tools. Creation of an Industry Forum.
with US NSF Cyberinfrastructure. Active collaboration with other EU
projects and activities (FP5 GRIDSTART, Complex Problem Solving Middleware
projects). Establish Grid Policy Forum in Europe. Participation to
GGF activities. Collaboration with US and Russia.
Grid Support, Operation and Management
infrastructure services. Grid monitoring and control. Middleware deployment
and resource induction. Resource and user support. Grid management.
in collaboration with RN Geant and NRENs of SLRs, Modelling, SLSs,
Middleware Re-engineering and Integration
production quality Core Grid services by re-engineering existing Middleware
and by completing missing functionality. Integration of middleware
components. Testing and validation. Establish and run an overall architecture
quality assurance. Quality assurance in EGEE is the planned and systematic
set of activities that ensure that processes, products and operation
services conform to EGEE requirements, standards, procedures, and
to the required level of services.
secure operation of a European Grid infrastructure. Develop security
architectures frameworks and policies. Includes requirements cycle,
definition of incident response methods and authentication polices.
Consistent design of security mechanism for all core Grid services.
Production needs of resource providers with regard to identity integrity
interfaces to the network control plane to allow Grid middleware to
make immediate and advanced reservations of network connectivity specified
in terms of bandwidth, duration and quality of service.