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eSDO Workpackages

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1000 Phase A: Study

1100 Grid Application Algorithms

  • 1111 List of solar algorithms to implement as grid applications [01/04/05]
    • List of approximately 20 algorithms shall be provided by SDO science advisory team. Complete
  • 1121 Proposed solutions for all algorithms [29/07/05]
    • Find solutions for existing algorithms
    • Create solutions for non-existing algorithms
    • Refine solutions for previously existing and non-existing algorithms, particularly to make use of parallel processing capabilities available on the grid.
    • Design web and grid service front ends for all algorithms to make them accessible through external grid projects, such as Astrogrid and EGSO

1200 Data Distribution

  • 1211 Compiled list of SDO data summary formats [30/09/05]
    • Determine formats for data products with existing summary formats: i.e., images, tables, etc.
    • Design formats for data products with no existing summary formats: i.e. condensed magnetograms and helioseismic data
    • Determine implementation for production of all data summary formats
    • Determine implementation for registration, distribution, and display of summary formats on the grid.
  • 1221 Plan for implementation of SDO data centre [01/04/05]
    • Become familiar with "off the shelf" data centre software from Astrogrid
    • Study plans for data storage at Stanford and / or Lockheed, along with transAtlantic network capabilities
    • Determine location in U.S. or U.K. for hosting data centre web service (does not need to be physically co-located with the actual data)
    • Determine implementation of middleware to facilitate access between data centre software and data storage (i.e. database or file system)

1300 Grid Integration

  • 1311 Plan for integration of algorithm applications with grids [01/07/05]
    • Design web and grid service front ends for all algorithms to make them accessible to users (humans and software)through Astrogrid
    • Design web and grid service front ends for all algorithms to make them accessible to processing machines (parallel processors, grid machine farms, or CPU cycles distributed across the grid) through Astrogrid
  • 1321 Plan for integration of SDO data centre with grids [30/09/05]
    • Plan configuration of data centre software to obtain access to both data products and data product summaries.
    • Liase with Astrogrid developers to determine requirements for data centre registration and integration into workflow and MySpace.

2000 Phase B: Development and Grid Integration

2100 Algorithms

  • 2111 Completed code and grid interfaces for algorithm applications [30/06/06]
    • Implement algorithms detailed in milestone 1121
    • Write user interfaces for grid integration
    • Write interfaces to processing machines for grid integration
  • 2121 Test script for scientific testing of algorithms [04/09/06]
    • Write unit tests to confirm error handling, successful running, etc.
    • Run unit tests using automated software such as Maven or Eclipse
    • Write tests to confirm scientific accuracy of algorithms
    • Provide test scripts for scientific beta testers to run tests
  • 2122 Completed tests with scientists' comments [22/12/06]
    • Refine code until all automated unit tests run successfully.
    • Collect comments from scientific beta testers pinpointing areas of further refinement to solar algorithms.
  • 2123 Completed, refined code satisfying scientific testing results [30/03/07]
    • Obtain "Clean bill of health" report from automated unit test software
    • Collate scientific testing results indicating that algorithms satisfy scientific requirements

2200 Data Distribution

  • 2211 Completed data summary formats [16/12/05]
    • Implement software to produce all data summary formats detailed in milestone 1211
    • Generate examples of all summary formats produced from data products.
  • 2221 Completed SDO data provider centre [29/09/06]
    • Implement and configure Astrogrid data centre software.
    • Install data centre software at location specified in milestone 1221
    • Exhibit successful integration and access between data centre software and data storage at Stanford / Lockheed.

2300 Grid Integration

  • 2311 Completed integration of solar grid applications with grids [29/06/07]
    • Register solar grid applications with Astrogrid.
    • Exhibit successful user access to solar grid application front ends through Astrogrid.
    • Exhibit successful processing machine access to solar grid applications through Astrogrid.
  • 2321 Completed integration of SDO data centre with grids [21/12/07]
    • Register SDO data centre with Astrogrid.
    • Exhibit successful user access to data summaries and data products through Astrogrid.
    • Exhibit success of SDO solar grid applications processing data products from the SDO data centre using Astrogrid.

-- ElizabethAuden - 11 Jan 2005

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