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# Bas Horsman or similar: experience where things go horribly wrong
 
# Bas Horsman or similar: experience where things go horribly wrong
# Calculate what it costs a normal lab 20TB of data and 5 relatively nicely equipped servers.
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# Calculate what it costs a normal lab 20TB of data and 5 relatively nicely equipped servers (present it a bit "scalable").
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## On their own (+ risks)
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## At the University computer center
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## At SURFsara
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## Commercial
 
# Demo how easy it is to start a server in the cloud (HPC or Amazon)
 
# Demo how easy it is to start a server in the cloud (HPC or Amazon)
 
# Discussion
 
# Discussion
  
People to invite:
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People to invite to take part in the discussion:
 
# SURFsara experts
 
# SURFsara experts
 
# UMCG University experts
 
# UMCG University experts

Revision as of 16:51, 6 March 2013

Brainstorm "Infrastructure" workshop NBIC2013

  • subjects
    • Infrastructure, based on use cases like "NFU" data.
    • What are the different needs?
      • Hosting a web site with information
      • Hosting industry-standard software (wiki / trac / etc)
      • Host your software for the lab
      • Host your software for the world (publication)
      • Store local data (temporarily / long term)
      • Local compute service. Dimensioning? Centralized overflow for extreme needs?
        • Potential overlap with BIUP session where there is lot of interest in "extreme needs" overflow space.
    • What can be done locally? What can be done centrally? What can be done commercially?
      • Security and legal aspects
    • Helsinki experience
    • What are you doing yourself? What should be left to others?
    • Do you know about IaaS / PaaS / SaaS? Who runs the Helpdesk?
    • Discussion: How is this kind of infrastructure budgetted for? Afterthought?
    • Discussion: How many hours will you be spending on maintenance? Is that ideal?
    • SLA's
    • SSO
    • What does it cost? Compute? Storage? What does it cost when you do it yourself?
    • Are you setting time for maintenance? Incident response?

Program

  • 17 April 2013
  • 13:15 until 14:30: only 75 minutes.

Suggested agenda:

  1. Bas Horsman or similar: experience where things go horribly wrong
  2. Calculate what it costs a normal lab 20TB of data and 5 relatively nicely equipped servers (present it a bit "scalable").
    1. On their own (+ risks)
    2. At the University computer center
    3. At SURFsara
    4. Commercial
  3. Demo how easy it is to start a server in the cloud (HPC or Amazon)
  4. Discussion

People to invite to take part in the discussion:

  1. SURFsara experts
  2. UMCG University experts
  3. Commercial hosters

TODO

  • Find speakers