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Virtual Organisation support in Linux

Project deliverables from Work Package 2.1

  • Linux XOS specification (D2.1.1) - January  2007.
  • Design and implementation of basic version of node-level VO support mechanisms (D2.1.2) - December 2007.
  • Design and implementation of basic checkpoint-restart mechanisms in Linux (D2.1.3) - December 2007.
  • Prototype of the basic version of Linux-XOS (D2.1.4) - December 2007.
  • Design and Implementation of Advanced Node-level VO Support Mechanisms (D2.1.5) - December 2008.
  • Evaluation of Linux native isolation mechanisms for XtreemOS flavours (D2.1.6) - January 2009.
  • First advanced version of Linux-XOS (D2.1.7) - June 2009.

Journal and conferences

  • XtreemOS: a Grid Operating System Making your Computer Ready for Participating in Virtual Organizations, Christine Morin (invited talk), IEEE International Symposium on Object/component/service-oriented Real-time distributed Computing (ISORC), Santorini Island, Greece, May 2007 (pdf).
  • Virtual Organization Management in XtreemOS: an Overview, E. Yang, B. Matthews, A. Lakhani, Y. Jégou, C. Morin, O. Sanchez, C. Franke, P. Robinson, A. Hohl, B. Scheuermann, D. Vladusic, H. Yu, A. Qin, R. Lee, E. Focht, M. Coppola. , CoreGrid Symposium, Rennes, France, August 2007 (pdf).
  • XtreemOS: Towards a Grid Operating System with Virtual Organisation Support, I. Johnson, A. Lakhani, B. Matthews, E. Yang, C. Morin, UK eScience All Hands Meeting, September 2007 (pdf).
  • A grid operating system providing native virtual organization support, C. Morin, Y. Jégou, A. Lèbre, T. Priol, Ó.D. Sánchez, H. Yu, E. Yang, B. Matthews, L.P. Prieto.  In E-Sciences 2007 conference (poster) , Bangalore, India, December 2007.
  • Virtual Organization Support within a Grid-Wide Operating System,  M. Coppola, Y. Jégou, B. Matthews, C. Morin, L.P. Prieto, Ó.D. Sánchez, E.Y. Yang, H. Yu, IEEE Internet Computing, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2008 (pdf)
  • Virtual organization support within a grid-wide operating system, M.Coppola, Y. Jégou, B. Matthews, C. Morin, L.P. Prieto, Ó.D. Sánchez, E.Y. Yang, H.Yu.  IEEE Internet Computing, 12(2) :20–28, March 2008 (pdf).
  • XOS-SSH: A Lightweight User-Centric Tool to Support Remote Execution in Virtual Organizations" A. Qin, H. Yu, C. Shu, B. Xu, First USENIX workshop on Large Scale Computing Systems, Boston, MA, June 2008 (pdf)
  • XtreemOS: A Grid Operating System Providing Native Virtual Organization Support, Y. Jégou, C. Morin, O.D. Sanchez, S. Jeuland. EGEE'08 conference, poster session, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2008 (pdf)
  • Operating System-level Virtual Organization Support in XtreemOS, A. Qin, H. Yu, C. Shu, X. Yu, 9th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT'08), Dunedin, New Zealand, December 2008 (pdf).
  • XtreemOS grid operating system (demo), Y. Jégou, C. Morin, P. Linnell, 5th EGEE user forum, Uppsala, Sweden, April 2010

XtreemOS cluster flavour aka LinuxSSI

Project deliverables from Work Package 2.2

  • Specification of federation resource management mechanisms (D2.2.1) - December 2006
  • Design and implementation of scalable SSI mechanisms in LinuxSSI (D2.2.2) - December 2007
  • Design and implementation of basic checkpoint-restart mechanisms in LinuxSSI (D2.2.3) - December 2007
  • Design and implementation of basic reconfiguration mechanisms in LinuxSSI (D2.2.4) - January 2008
  • Design and implementation of high performance disk input-output operations in a cluster (D2.2.5) - December 2007
  • Design and implementation of a basic customizable scheduler (D2.2.6) - December 2007
  • Prototype of the basic version of LinuxSSI (D2.2.7) - January 2008
  • Design and Implementation of first advanced version of LinuxSSI (D2.2.8) - December 2008
  • First prototype of a standalone KDDM module (D2.2.9) - December 2008
  • Prototype of the first advanced version of LinuxSSI (D2.2.10) - June 2009
  • Final prototype of LinuxSSI (D2.2.11) - May 2010

Journals and conferences

  • Is Virtualization Killing Single System Image Research? J. Gallard, A. Lebre, C. Morin, P.Gallard and G. Vallée. Technical report, RR-INRIA 6389, November 2007 (pdf).
  • XtreemOS grid checkpointing architecture, J. Mehnert-Spahn, M. Schoettner, D. Margery, C. Morin. In IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID 2008), poster session, Lyon, France, May 2007.
  • Reducing Kernel Development Complexity in Distributed Environments, A. Lèbre, R. Lottiaux, E. Focht, C. Morin,  In EuroPar 2008, Pages 576-586, August 2008 (pdf)
  • Scheduling Strategy in Single System Image Cluster Environments, M. Obrovac, Master's thesis (INRIA), University of Zagreb, Croatia, December 2008 (pdf)
  • Handling Persistent States in Process Checkpoint/Restart Mechanisms for HPC Systems, P. Riteau, A. Lèbre ,C. Morin, CCGrid 2009, Shangai, China, May 2009 (pdf)
  • Architecture for the Next Generation System Management Tools for High Performance Computing Platforms, G. Vallée, C. Morin, J. Gallard, T. Naughton, Tikotekar, Anand A., Stephen L. Scott, HPCS2009, Kingston, Ontario, June 2009 (pdf)

Technical reports

  • Automatic Exchange of Scheduling Methods for Clusters. Marko Novak. XtreemOS Technical report 2. July 2008. (pdf).

Programming Interfaces and Architecture

Project deliverables from Work Package 3.1

  • First Draft Specification of Programming Interfaces (D3.1.1) - December 2006.
  • Second Draft Specification of Programming Interfaces (D3.1.2) - January 2008.
  • First Prototype of XtreemOS Runtime Engine (D3.1.3) - December 2007.
  • First Version of System Architecture (D3.1.4) - December 2007.
  • Third Draft Specification of Programming Interfaces (D3.1.5) - January 2009.
  • Second Prototype of XtreemOS Runtime Engine (D3.1.6) - January 2009.
  • Revised System Architecture (D3.1.7) - January 2009.
  • Third Prototype of XtreemOS Runtime Engine (D3.1.8) - June 2009.
  • Second set of engine extensions covering XtreemOS functionality from D3.1.5 (D3.1.9) - December 2009.
  • Overview of XOSAGA Programming Interfaces (D3.1.10) - May 2010.
  • Final XOSAGA API engine implementation (D3.1.11) - September 2010.

Journals and conferences

  • Versioning and Consistency in Replica Sytems, H. Kaiser, K. Kirsch, A. Merzky. International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing and Applications – ISPA, Sorrento, Italy, December 2006. (pdf) -
  • A Simple API for Grid Applications (SAGA)”, Tom Goodale, Shantenu Jha, Hartmut Kaiser, Thilo Kielmann, Pascal Kleijer, Andre Merzky, John Shalf, Christopher Smith. Proposed Recommendation GFD.90, Open Grid Forum, January 2008 (pdf).
  • What Is the Price of Simplicity? A Cross-platform Evaluation of the SAGA API, Mathijs den Burger, Ceriel Jacobs, Thilo Kielmann, Andre Merzky, Ole Weidner, Hartmut Kaiser, EuroPar 2010, Ischia, Italy, Aug/Sep 2010 (pdf).
  • Bag-of-Tasks Scheduling under Time and Budget Constraints, Ana-Maria Oprescu, Thilo Kielmann, 2nd IEEE international conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2010), Indianapolis, USA, Nov/Dec 2010 (pdf).

Infrastructure for Service Scalability and High Availability

Project deliverables from Work Package 3.2

  • Design of an Infrastructure for highly-available and scalable grid services (D3.2.1) - December 2006.
  • First prototype version of ad hoc distributed server (D3.2.2) - November 2007.
  • Simulation-based evaluation of a scalable publish/subscribe system (D3.2.3) - May 2008 (re-worked).
  • Design and specification of a prototype service discovery system (D3.2.4) - November 2007.
  • Design and specification of a virtual node system (D3.2.5) - December 2007.
  • Reproducible evaluation of distributed servers (D3.2.6) - December 2008.
  • Reproducible Evaluation of the publish subscribe system (D3.2.7) - November 2008.
  • Reproducible evaluation of a service/resource discovery system (D3.2.8) - January 2009.
  • Reproducible Evaluation of a Virtual Node System (D3.2.9) - December 2008.
  • On the feasibility of integration between distributed servers and virtual nodes (D3.2.10) - December 2008.
  • Extended version of the distributed servers platform (D3.2.11) - December 2009.
  • Extended version of a scalable publish/subscribe system (D3.2.12) - December 2009.
  • Extended version of a service / resource discovery system (D3.2.13) - December 2009.
  • Extended Version of a Virtual Node System (D3.2.14) - December 2009.
  • On the feasibility of cloud computing functionality for Grid applications (D3.2.15) - December 2009.
  • Final release of highly available and scalable grid services (D3.2.16) - March 2010.
  • Distributed XtreemOS Infrastructure (DIXI) (D3.2.17) - March 2010.

Journals and conferences

  • Deterministic Multithreading for Java-based Replicated Objects. J. Domaschka, F.J. Hauck, H.P. Reiser, R. Kapitza.  18th IASTED Int. Conf. on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS'06), Dallas, Texas, Nov. 2006 (pdf).
  • Virtual Nodes: A Re-configurable Replication Framework for Highly-Available Grid Services. J. Domaschka, C. Spann and F. J. Hauck, Middleware Companion 2008, (Middleware 2008 Poster Proposal and Presentation) (pdf)
  • Highly Available and Scalable Grid Services, Guillaume Pierre, Thorsten Schütt, Jörg Domaschka and Massimo Coppola.  Third Workshop on Dependable Distributed Data Management, Nüremberg, Germany, March 2009 (pdf)
  • Can Cloud Computing Reach the TOP500?, Jeff Napper and Paolo Bientinesi, Workshop on Unconventional High-Performance Computing (UCHPC), May 2009 (pdf)
  • Autonomous Resource Selection for Decentralized Utility Computing. Paolo Costa, Jeff Napper, Guillaume Pierre and Maarten van Steen. In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), June 2009.
  • Clouds: a new playground for the XtreemOS Grid Operating System,  Jérome Gallard, Christine Morin, Yvon Jégou, Pierre Riteau, Parallel Processing Letters – PPL - Volume: 19, Issue: 3 (September 2009) Special Issue on Clusters and Computational Grids for Scientific Computing - DOI No: 10.1142/S0129626409000328 - Page: 435-449 (pdf)
  • DOSGi: An architecture for instant replication, H. Schmidt, J. Domaschka, H. Reiser, R. Kapitza, F. Hauck, DSN 2009, fast abstract, June 29- July 2, 2009 (pdf)
Distributed servers for transparent distributed services:
  • Versatile Anycasting with Mobile IPv6, Michal Szymaniak, Guillaume Pierre and Maarten van Steen.  International AAA-IDEA Workshop, October 2006 (pdf).
  • Enabling Service Adaptability with Versatile Anycast. Michal Szymaniak, Guillaume Pierre, Mariana Simons-Nikolova and Maarten van Steen. Accepted for publication, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2007 (pdf).
Publish/Subscribe system:
  • A Structured Overlay for Multi-Dimensional Range Queries, T. Schütt, F. Schintke, A. Reinefeld. 13th International Euro-Par Conference European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, August 2007 (pdf).
Directory service:
  • The Query-Vector Document Model, Diego Puppin and Fabrizio Silvestri. 15th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, November 2006 (pdf).
  • Load-Balancing and Caching for Collection Selection Architecture, Diego Puppin, Fabrizio Silvestri, Raffaele Perego and Ricardo Baeza-Yates. First International Conference on Scalable Information Systems, May-June 2006 (pdf).
  • Service and resource discovery supports over P2P overlays, Carlini E., Coppola M., Dazzi P., Laforenza D., Martinelli S., Ricci L. In: ICUMT 09 - IEEE International Conference on Ultra Modern Communications & Workshops (St.Petersurg, Russia, 12 - 14 Oct 2009). Proceedings, IEEE, 2009 (pdf)

Application Execution Management (AEM)

Project deliverables from Work Package 3.3

  • Requirements and specification of XtreemOS services for application execution management (D3.3.1) - December 2006.
  • Design of the architecture for application execution management in XtreemOS (D3.3.2) - June 2007.
  • Basic services for application submission, control and checkpointing / Basic services for resource selection, allocation and monitoring (D3.3.3/4) - December 2007.
  • Job Monitoring Description (D3.3.5) - December 2008.
  • AEM Prototype (D3.3.6) - December 2008.
  • AEM Prototype Advanced features (D3.3.7) - March 2010.

Journals and Conferences

  • Application Execution Management in XtreemOS. T. Cortes, J. Corbalan, and G. Pipan. IEEE Grid conference (Poster). Austin, Texas, September 2007.
  • Xtreemos grid checkpointing architecture. J. Mehnert-Spahn, M. Schoettner, D. Margery, C. Morin, J. Corbalan, T. Cortes, In IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID 2008), poster session, Lyon, France, May 2008 (pdf).
  • The XtreemOS JScheduler: Using Self-Scheduling Techniques in Large Computing Architectures. Francesc Guim, Ivan Rodero, Marta García, and Julita Corbalán, 1st USENIX workshop on Large Scale Computing (LASCO’08), Boston, USA, June 2008 (pdf).
  • Checkpointing process groups in a grid environment. John Mehnert-Spahn, Michael Schoettner and Christine Morin. The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT), Dunedin, New Zealand, December 2008 (pdf).
  • The Architecture of the XtreemOS Grid Checkpointing Service, J. Mehnert-Spahn, T. Ropars, M. Schoettner, C. Morin, research report, INRIA RR-6772, December, 2008 (pdf).
  • The Architecture of the XtreemOS Grid Checkpointing Service. J. Mehnert-Spahn, T. Ropars, M. Schoettner, C. Morin. EuroPar, 2008 conference, Delft, The Netherlands, July 2009 (pdf).
  • Incremental Checkpointing for Grids. J. Mehnert-Spahn, E. Feller, M. Schöttner. Linux Symposium, Montreal, Canada, July 2009 (pdf).
  • Active Optimistic Message Logging for Reliable Execution of MPI Applications. T. Ropars, C.Morin.  EuroPar 2009 conference, Delft, The Netherlands, August 2009 (pdf).
  • Checkpointing and Migrating of Communication Channels in heterogeneous Grid Environments, J. Mehnert-Spahn, M. Schöttner, ICA3PP 2010 - May 2010, Busan, Korea (pdf).
  • Co-allocation of Computational Resources in XtreemOS Grids, Matija Cankar, Primož Hadalin, Marjan Šterk, IEEE ERK, Portoroz, Slovenia, September 2010.
  • XtreemOS Application Execution Management: A Scalable Approach, Ramon Nou, Jacobo Giralt, Julita Corbalan, Enric Tejedor, J. Oriol Fito, J. Maria Perez, Toni Cortes, 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2010), Brussels, Belgium, October 2010.

Technical Reports

  • Checkpointing. Detailed specification and workplan. David Margery, and Matthieu Fertré. XtreemOS Technical report 1. July 2007. (T2.1.4).

Data Management: XtreemFS

Project deliverables from Work Package 3.4

  • The XtreemOS File System - Requirements and Reference Architecture (D3.4.1) - December 2006.
  • XtreemFS prototype month 18 (D3.4.2) - November 2007.
  • Design Report for the Advanced XtreemFS and OSS Features (D3.4.3) - May 2008.
  • XtreemFS and Object Sharing Service: Second Prototype (D3.4.4) - November 2008.
  • XtreemFS and OSS Developer Guide (D3.4.5) - May 2009.
  • Stable Version of XtreemFS and OSS (D3.4.6) - March 2010.
  • Final Release of XtreemFS and OSS (D3.4.7) - April 2010.

Journals and Conferences

  • XtreemFS - An Object-Based File System for Large-Scale Federated IT Infrastructures, E. Cesario, T. Cortes, E. Focht, M. Hess, F.Hupfeld, B. Kolbeck, J. Malo, J. Martí, J. Stender, LinuxTag, Berlin, Germany, May-June 2007 (pdf)
  • XtreemFS - a case for object-based storage in Grid data management, F. Hupfeld, T. Cortes, B. Kolbeck, J. Stender, E. Focht, M. Hess, J. Malo, J. Marti, E. Cesario. Third VLDB Workshop on Data Management in Grids, Vienna, Austria, September 2007 (pdf)
  • Striping without Sacrifices: Maintaining POSIX Semantics in a Parallel File System, Jan Stender, Björn Kolbeck, Felix Hupfeld, Eugenio Cesario, Erich Focht, Matthias Hess, Jesús Malo, Jonathan Martí. LASCO'08 workshop, June 2008, Boston, USA (pdf)
  • Transactional Data Sharing in Grids, Marc-Florian Müller, Kim-Thomas Möller, Michael Sonnenfroh, Michael Schöttner, Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS08), Orlando, USA, November 2008 (pdf).
  • FaTLease: Scalable Fault-Tolerant Lease Negotiation with Paxos, F. Hupfeld, B. Kolbeck, J. Stender, M. Högqvist, T. Cortes, J. Malo, J. Marti, International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC) 2008 (pdf)
  • A Protocol for Efficient and Fault-tolerant File Replication over Wide-Area Networks, TCPP PhD Forum at IPDPS-09, Björn Kolbeck, December 15, 2008.
  • The XtreemFS architecture-a case for object-based file systems in Grids, F. Hupfeld, T. Cortes, B. Kolbeck, J. Stender, E. Focht, M. Hess, J. Malo, J. Marti, E. Cesario, Concurrency and computation: Practice and experience, Vol 20, No. 17, Dec. 2008 (pdf).
  • FaTLease: scalable fault-tolerant lease negotiation with Paxos, Felix Hupfeld, Björn Kolbeck, Jan Stender, Mikael Högqvist, Toni Cortes, Jonathan Martí and Jesús Malo, Cluster Computing, Springer Netherlands, January 2009 (pdf)
  • A transactional In-Memory data grid", Kim-Thomas Möller, Marc-Florian Müller, Michael Sonnenfroh, Michael Schöttner. Eurosys 2009 conference, poster session, Nüremberg, Germany, March - April 2009 (pdf)
  • A Software Transactional Memory Service for Grids", Kim-Thomas Möller, Marc-Florian Müller, Michael Sonnenfroh,  Michael Schöttner, International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009 (pdf)
  • Efficient Management of Consistent Backups in a Distributed File System, Jan Stender, COMPSAC 2009 doctoral symposium, Seattle, Washington, July 2009 (pdf).
  • BabuDB: Fast and Efficient File System Metadata Storage, Jan Stender, Björn Kolbeck, Mikael Högqvist, Felix Hupfeld, 6th IEEE International Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/Os (SNAPI 2010), Incline Village, NV, USA, May 2010 (pdf)
  • Efficient Commit Ordering of Speculative Transactions, Marc-Florian Müller, Kim-Thomas Möller, Michael Schöttner, in: Proc. of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications, Las Vegas, USA, July 2010.
  • Speculative Transactions for Interactive Applications, Kim-Thomas Möller, Marc-Florian Müller, Michael Sonnenfroh, Michael Schöttner, in: Proc. of the International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA), Las Vegas, USA, July 2010.
  • Adaptive Conflict Unit Size for Distributed Optimistic Synchronization, Kim-Thomas Möller Marc-Florian Müller Michael Schöttner, EuroPar 2010, Ischia-Naples, Italy, Aug/Sept 2010 (pdf).
  • Commit Protocols for a Distributed Transactional Memory, Kim-Thomas Möller, Marc-Florian Müller, Michael Schöttner, 11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT 2010), Wuhan, China, December 2010.
  • Loosely Time-Synchronized Snapshots in Object-Based File Systems, Jan Stender, Mikael Högqvist, Björn Kolbeck, 29th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2010), Albuquerque, NM, USA, December 2010.

Security Services in Virtual Organisations

Project deliverables from Work Package 3.5

  • State-of-the-art in trust and security for OS and Grids (D3.5.1) - December 2006.
  • Security requirements for a Grid-based OS (D3.5.2) - January 2007.
  • First draft specification of XtreemOS security services (D3.5.3) - May 2007.
  • Second draft specification of XtreemOS security services (D3.5.4) - December 2007.
  • First prototype of implementation of security services (D3.5.5) - December 2007.
  • Report on formal analysis of security properties (D3.5.6) - December 2007.
  • Security for the XtreemFS File System (D3.5.7) - May 2008.
  • Specification of application firewall (D3.5.8) - May 2008.
  • Methodology and design alternatives for trust services in XtreemOS (D3.5.9) - March 2010.
  • First report on modelling, evaluation and testing for XtreemOS Security Assurance (D3.5.10) - January 2009.
  • Third specification and design of security & VO services (D3.5.11) - January 2009.
  • Security Services prototype month 36 (D3.5.12) - June 2009.
  • Fourth Specification, Design and Architecture of the Security and VO Management Services (D3.5.13) - December 2009.
  • Methodology and design alternatives for federation and interoperability (D3.5.15) - March 2010.
  • Second report on evaluation and testing for XtreemOS Security - Assurance: Vulnerability Assessment of XtreemOS Security (D3.5.14) - December 2009.
  • Third Prototype Implementation of Security and VO Management Services (D3.5.16) - May 2010.

Journal and conferences

  • Threat analysis and attacks on XtreemOS: A Grid-enabled Operating System, A. D. Lakhani, E. Y. Yang, B. Matthews, I. Johnson, S. Naqvi, G. C. Silaghi, CoreGrid symposium, Rennes, France, August 2007 (pdf).
  • A Formal Security Requirements Model for a Grid-Based Operating System, B. Aziz, A. Arenas, J. Bicarregui, B. Matthews, E. Yang, BCS-FACS Christmas 2007 Meeting: Formal Methods In Industry, London, UK, British Computing Society Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC) Series (pdf).
  • Modelling Security Properties in a Grid-Based Operating System with Anti-Goals, A. Arenas, B. Aziz, J. Bicarregui, B. Matthews, E. Yang,  Symposium on Requirements Engineering for Information Security (SRIES 2008), Barcelona, Spain, March 2008 (pdf).
  • XOS-SSH: A Lightweight User-Centric Tool to Support Remote Execution in Virtual Organizations. An Qin, Haiyan Yu, Chengchun Shu, Bing Xu, First USENIX workshop on Large-Scale Computing (LASCO’08), Boston (USA), June 2008 (pdf).
  • XtreemOS: A Grid Operating System Providing Native Virtual Organization Support", Yvon Jégou, Christine Morin, Oscar D. Sanchez, Sylvain Jeuland. EGEE'08 conference, poster session, Istanbul, Turkey, 22-26 September 2008 (pdf)
  • Detecting Conflicts in ABAC Policies with Rule-Reduction and Binary-Search Techniques, C. Shu, E.Y. Yang, A.E. Arenas, IEEE International Symposium on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (Policy 2009), July 2009. London, UK (pdf)
  • DToken: a Lightweight and Traceable Delegation Architecture for Distributed Systems",  E.Y. Yang, B. Matthews, 28th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, September 2009. Niagara Falls, New York, U.S.A (pdf)
  • Trading Computing Resources across gLite and XtreemOS Platforms, Pushpinder Chouhan, Alvaro Arenas, Andrew McDermott, Nick Trigg, poster in the 5th EGEE User Forum, Uppsala, Sweden, April 2010.
  • Management of Security Policies in Virtual Organisations, Benjamin Aziz, Alvaro Arenas, Ian Johnson, Matej Artač, Aleš Černivec, Philip Robinson, International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2010), July 2010
  • Trust Management for Grid Systems, Benjamin Aziz, Alvaro Arenas, Fabio Martinelli, Paolo Mori, Marinella Petrocchi, Michael Wilson. Book chapter in Z. Yan, editor, Trust Modeling and Management in Digital Environments: from Social Concept to System Development. IGI Global, 2010.

XtreemOS mobile flavour aka XtreemOS-MD

Project deliverables from Work Package 2.3

XtreemOS-MD Foundation Layer:
  • Virtual organization basic requirements and specifications for mobile devices (D2.3.1) - March 2007.
  • Requirements and specifications of a basic Linux version for mobile devices (D2.3.2) - June 2007.
  • Design of a basic Linux version for mobile devices (D2.3.3) - December 2007.
  • Linux-XOS for MDs/PDA (D2.3.4) - June 2008.
  • Requirements and Specifications for Advanced VO Support in Mobile Devices (D2.3.5) - November 2008.
  • Design of an advanced Linux version for mobile devices (D2.3.6) - June 2009.
  • Linux-XOS for MD/MP (D2.3.7) - December 2009.

Project deliverables from Work Package 3.6

XtreemOS-MD Grid Services Layer:
  • Requirements and specification of basic services for mobile devices (D3.6.1) - December 2007.
  • Design of basic services for mobile devices (D3.6.2) - June 2008.
  • XtreemOS-G for MDs/PDA (D3.6.3) - December 2008.
  • Requirements and specification of advanced services for mobile devices (D3.6.4) - June 2009.
  • Design of advanced services for mobile devices (D3.6.5) - December 2009.
  • XtreemOS-G for MD/MP (D3.6.6) - April 2010.

Conferences

  • Grid-aware applications for mobile phones (poster & demo), Alvaro Martínez Reol, Santiago Prieto Martín, Noé Gallego Muñoz, Ramón Nou, Jacobo Giralt, Toni Cortes, EuroSys 2010, Paris, France, April 2010.
  • XtreemOS-MD SSO: A plugable, modular SSO sotfware for mobile grid, José María Peribáñez, Alvaro Martínez, Santiago Prieto, and Noé Gallego, Mobisec 2010, Catania, Sicily, Italy, May 2010.
  • XtreemOS-MD: Grid computing from mobile devices, Alvaro Martínez Reol, Santiago Prieto Martín, Noé Gallego Muñoz, Ramón Nou, Jacobo Giralt, Toni Cortes, Mobilware 2010, Chicago, USA, July 2010 (pdf).

Software Integration and Packaging

Project deliverables from Work Package 4.1

  • Initial LinuxSSI integration and packaging in Debian, Mandriva and RedFlag distributions (D4.1.1) - April 2007.
  • Initial LinuxSSI Integration and Packaging in OSCAR (D4.1.2) - April 2007.
  • Initial XtreemOS packaging in Debian, Mandriva and RedFlag distributions (D4.1.3) - January 2008.
  • LinuxSSI Integration and Packaging in OSCAR (D4.1.4) - January 2008.
  • LinuxSSI Integration and Packaging in Debian, Mandriva and RedFlag distributions (D4.1.5) - January 2009.
  • First XtreemOS release (D4.1.7) - January 2009.
  • Public release of XtreemOS 2.0 (D4.1.23) - December 2009.
  • Public release of XtreemOS 2.1 (D4.1.24) - May 2010.
  • Public LiveCD release - XtreemOS 2.0 (D4.1.30) - December 2009.

Requirements, experiments and evaluations

Project deliverables from Work Package 4.2

  • Requirements Capture and Use Case Scenarios (initial application requirements) (D4.2.1) - January 2007.
  • Evaluation Report and Revision of Application Requirements (D4.2.4) - January 2008.
  • Evaluation Report and Revision of Application Requirements (D4.2.5) - November 2008.
  • Evaluation Report (D4.2.6)  - December 2009.
  • Final evaluation report (D4.2.7) - October 2010.

Journal and conferences

  • "Virtual Organizations: a Business Perspective", C. Franke. Proceedings of the UK e-Science Workshop: Virtual Organizations and Grids, Edinburgh, 2006. (pdf)

Testbeds

Project deliverables from Work Package 4.3

  • First version of XtreemOS testbed user manual (D4.3.1) - December 2006.
  • Study of XtreemOS test bed extension (D4.3.2) - December 2007.
  • Xtreemos Test beds: Activity Report (D4.3.3) - September 2010.

Demonstration activities

Project deliverables from Work Package 4.4

  • Demonstration scenarios and demonstration plan (D4.4.1) - December 2009.
  • Demonstrations report and feedback evaluation (D4.4.2) - November 2010.

Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation

Project deliverables from Work Package 5.1

  • Communication and dissemination report and plan (D5.1.6) -  July 2008.

Journal and conferences

  • XtreemOS, an Open-source Grid operating system targeting the future Internet, Carlini E., Coppola M., Laforenza D., ConfSL'09 - III Conferenza Italiana sul Software Libero - Bologna, June 2009 (pdf)
  • XtreemOS grid operating system, Y. Jégou, C. Morin, P. Linnell, 5th EGEE user forum, Uppsala, Sweden - April 2010

Technical reports

  • XtreemOS: a Vision for a Grid Operating System. Toni Cortes, Carsten Franke, Yvon Jégou, Thilo Kielmann, Domenico Laforenza, Brian Matthews, Christine Morin, Luis Pablo Prieto, and Alexander Reinefeld. XtreemOS Technical Report 4. May 2004. (pdf).

Training

Project deliverables from Work Package 5.2

  • Training report and plan (D5.2.3) - September 2009.
  • Training report and plan: update with slides (D5.2.3) - March 2010.
  • Training report (D5.2.4) - October 2010.

Collaboration with other Grid-related IST projects

Project deliverables from Work Package 5.3

  • Collaboration report and plan including commitments for contributions to task 1 to 8 (PC4) (D5.3.4) - September 2009.

 Other

Technical reports

  • T2.1.4 Detailed Specification and Workplan. David Margery, Matthieu fertré. XtreemOS technical report 1. July 2007 (pdf)
  • Automatic Exchange of Scheduling Methods for Clusters. Marko Nowak. XtreemOS technical report 2. July 2008 (pdf)
  • NAT Traversal Overview. Marko Novak, Gregor Pipan, Luis Pablo, Guillaume Pierre, Diego Puppin, and Brian Matthews. XtreemOS Technical Report 3. January 2008. (pdf).
  • XtreemOS: a Vision for a Grid Operating System. Toni Cortes, Carsten Franke, Yvon Jégou, Thilo Kielmann, Domenico Laforenza, Brian Matthews, Christine Morin, Luis Pablo Prieto, and Alexander Reinefeld. XtreemOS Technical Report 4. May 2008 (pdf)
  • Trust Management in the XtreemOS Operating System. Benjamin Aziz, Alvaro Arenas, Ian Johnson, Erica Yang, Matej Artac, Ales Cernivec, Philip Robinson, Yvon Jegou. XtreemOS Technical report 5. June 2010 (pdf)
  • Installing XtreemOS on a Virtual Machine. Yvon Jégou. XtreemOS Technical Report 6. October 2010 (pdf)
  • Coordinated Self-Adaptation in Large-Scale Peer-to-Peer Overlays, Corina Stratan, Jan Sacha, Jeff Napper, Guillaume Pierre, Technical report IR-CS-60, Vrije Universiteit, September 2010 (pdf).
  • On-the-fly Dynamic Virtual Organizations in a Secured Grid Environment, Sylvain Jeuland, Christine Morin, Yvon Jégou, INRIA Research report 00515841, September 2010 (pdf).
  • From XtreemOS Grids to Contrail Clouds, Christine Morin, Yvon Jégou, Guillaume Pierre – ERCIM news n°83 (October 2010)