Publications

2014

Distributed cloud computing in High Energy Physics
R.J.Sobie, Keynote presentation at the Distributed Cloud Computing Workshop
Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGCOMM workshop on Distributed cloud computing Chicago, August 2014

HEP Computing in a Context-Aware Cloud Environment
F Berghaus, A Charbonneau, R.Desmarais, C Leavett-Brown, I.Gable, M Paterson, R Sobie, R Taylor
Proceedings of the 5th ACM workshop on Scientific cloud computing Vancouver, June 2014

2013

Dynamic web cache publishing for IaaS clouds using Shoal
I Gable, M Chester, P Armstrong, F Berghaus, A Charbonneau, C Leavett-Brown, M Paterson, R Prior, R Sobie, R Taylor.
Proceedings of the 2013 CHEP Conference, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 513 (2013) 062035 Amsterdam 2013

ATLAS Cloud R&D
Panitkin, S ; Barreiro Megino, F ; Caballero Bejar, J ; Benjamin, D ; DiGirolamo, A ; Gable, I ; Hendrix, V ; Hover, J ; Kucharczuk, K ; Medrano LLamas, R ; Love, P ; Ohman, H ; Paterson, M ; Sobie, R ; Taylor, R ; Walker, R ; Zaytsev, A.
Proceedings of the 2013 CHEP Conference, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 513 (2013) 062037 Amsterdam 2013

HTC Scientific Computing in a Distributed Cloud Environment
R.J. Sobie, A. Agarwal, I. Gable, C. Leavett-Brown, M. Paterson, R. Taylor, A. Charbonneau, R. Impey, W. Podiama
Science Cloud '13 Proceedings of the 4th ACM workshop on Scientific cloud computing

Efficient LHC Data Distribution across 100Gbps Networks
H. Newman, A. Barczyk, A.Mughal, S. Rozsa, R. Voicu, I. Legrand, S. Lo, D. Kcira, R. Sobie, I. Gable, C. Leavett-Brown, Y. Savard, T. Tam, M. Hay, S. Mckee, R. Hocket, B. Meekhof, S. Timoteo.
SCC '12 Proceedings of the 2012 SC Companion: HPC, Networking Storage and Analysis IEEE Computer Society, May 2013

2012

Disk-to-Disk network transfers at 100 Gb/s
Artur Barczyk , Ian Gable , Marilyn Hay, Colin Leavett-Brown , Iosif Legrand , Kim Lewall , Shawn McKee, Donald McWilliam, Azher Mughal , Harvey Newman , Sandor Rozsa , Yvan Savard , Randall J. Sobie , Thomas Tam, Ramiro Voicu . Proceedings of the 2012 CHEP Conference, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 396 (2012) 042006 New York City 2012 (doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/396/4/042006)

Exploiting Virtualization and Cloud Computing in ATLAS
Fernando Harald Barreiro Megino , Doug Benjamin , Kaushik De, Ian Gable, Val Hendrix, Sergey Panitkin , Michael Paterson, Asoka De Silva, Daniel van der Ster , Ryan Taylor, Roberto A. Vitillo, Rod Walker on behalf of the ATLAS Collaboration. Proceedings of the 2012 CHEP Conference, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 396 (2012) 032011 New York City 2012 (doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/396/3/032011)

2011

Data Intensive High Energy Physics Analysis in a Distributed Cloud
A.Charbonneau, , A. Agarwal, M. Anderson, P Armstrong, K Fransham, I Gable, D Harris, R Impey, C Leavett-Brown, M Paterson, D Penfold-Brown, W Podaima, R.J.Sobie, M Vliet. Proceedings of the 2011 HPCS Conference, Montreal, June 2011 Journal of Physics: Conference Series 341 (2012) 012003 9doi:10.1088/1742-6596/341/1/0120030

Repoman: A Simple RESTful X.509 Virtual Machine Image Repository
M Vliet, A. Agarwal, M. Anderson, P Armstrong, A Charbonneau, K Fransham, I Gable, D Harris, R Impey, C Leavett-Brown, M Paterson, W Podaima.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Grids & Clouds , Taipei, March 2011

Simulation and user analysis of BaBar data in a distributed cloud
A. Agarwal, M. Anderson, P Armstrong, A Charbonneau, K Fransham, I Gable, D Harris, R Impey, C Leavett-Brown, M Paterson, D Penfold-Brown, W Podaima, M Vliet. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Grids & Clouds , Taipei, March 2011

Data Intensive High Energy Physics Analysis in a Distributed Cloud
R.J.Sobie, A. Agarwal, M. Anderson, P Armstrong, A Charbonneau, K Fransham, I Gable, D Harris, R Impey, C Leavett-Brown, M Paterson, D Penfold-Brown, W Podaima, M Vliet. (arXiv:1101.0357))

2010

A batch system for HEP applications on a distributed IaaS cloud
I. Gable, A. Agarwal, M. Anderson, P Armstrong, A Charbonneau, R Desmarais, K Fransham, D Harris, R Impey, C Leavett-Brown, M Paterson, D Penfold-Brown, W Podaima, R Sobie, M Vliet. Proceedings of Computing in High Energy Physics 2010, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 331 (2011) 062010 (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/331/6/062010) Taipei, Taiwan. 2010.

Research computing in a distributed compute cloud
K.Fransham, P.Armstrong, A.Agarwal, A.Bishop, A.Charbonneau, R.Desmarais, N. Hill, I.Gable, S.Gaudet, S.Goliath, R.Impey, C.Leavett-Brown, J.Ouellete, M.Paterson, C.Pritchet, D.Penfold-Brown, W.Podaima, D.Schade, R.J.Sobie.
Proceedings of the High Performance Computing Symposium, Toronto 2010 (doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/256/1/012003)

Cloud Scheduler: a resource manager for a distributed compute cloud
P.Armstrong, A.Agarwal, A.Bishop, A.Charbonneau, R.Desmarais, K.Fransham, N. Hill, I.Gable, S.Gaudet, S.Goliath, R.Impey, C.Leavett-Brown, J.Ouellete, M.Paterson, C.Pritchet, D.Penfold-Brown, W.Podaima, D.Schade, R.J.Sobie.
June 2010 ( arXiv:1007.0050v1 [cs.DC] )

2009

Service-Oriented Grid Computing for SAFORAH
Ashok Agarwal, Patrick Armstrong, Andre Charbonneau, Hao Chen, Ronald J. Desmarais, Ian Gable, David G. Goodenough, Aimin Guan, Roger Impey, Belaid Moa, Wayne Podaima, Randall Sobie,
Proceedings of the High Performance Computing Symposium, Kingston, 2009 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-12659-8_21)(pdf)

HEP Specific Benchmarks of Virtual Machines on multi-core CPU Architectures
M. Alef, I. Gable.
Computing in High Energy Physics 2009, Prague Czech, Republic. 2010 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 219 052015 (doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/219/5/052015)

dCache with tape storage for High Energy Physics applications
A. Agarwal, R Enge, K. Fransham, E. Kolb, C. Leavett-Brown, D. Leske, K. Lewall, H. Reitsma, E. Rempel, R. Sobie. Computing in High Energy Physics 2009, Prague Czech, Republic. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 219 072024 (doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/219/7/072024)

2007

A. Agarwal, A. Charbonneau, R. Desmarais, R. Enge, I. Gable, D. Grundy, D. Penfold-Brown, R. Seuster, R. Sobie, D. C. Vanderster, "Deploying HEP Applications Using Xen and Globus Virtual Workspaces", Proceedings of Computing in High Energy Physics 2007, Victoria, Canada, 2007, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 119 062002 (8pp) (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/119/6/062002)

A. Agarwal, P. Armstrong, R. Desmarais, I. Gable, S. Popov, S. Ramage, S. Schaffer, C. Sobie , R. Sobie , T. Sulivan , D. Vanderster, G. Mateescu , W. Podaima , A. Charbonneau , R Impey , M. Viswanathan , D Quesnel, "BaBar MC Production on the Canadian Grid using a Web Services Approach" Proceedings of Computing in High Energy Physics 2007, Victoria, Canada, 2007. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 119 072002 (12pp) (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/119/7/072002)

Gabriel Mateescu, Wayne Podaima, Andre Charbonneau, Roger Impey, Meera Viswanathan, Ashok Agarwal, Patrick Armstrong, Ron Desmarais, Ian Gable, Sergey Popov, Simon Ramage, Randall Sobie, Daniel C. Vanderster. "The GridX1 Computational Grid: from a set of service-specific protocols to a service oriented approach", Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on High Performance Computing and Applications (Regina, Canada), Page 8, 2007 (doi:10.1109/HPCS.2007.31)(pdf)

A. Agarwal, M. Ahmed, A. Berman, B.L. Caron, A. Charbonneau, D. Deatrich, R. Desmarais, A. Dimopoulos, I. Gable, L.S. Groer, R. Haria, R. Impey, L. Klektau, C. Lindsay, G. Mateescu, Q. Matthews, A. Norton, W. Podaima, D. Quesnel, R. Simmonds, R.J. Sobie, B. St. Arnaud, C. Usher, D.C. Vanderster, M. Vetterli, R. Walker, M. Yuen, “GridX1: A Canadian computational grid”. Future Generation Computer Systems, Volume 23, Issue 5, June 2007, Pages 680-687. (doi:10.1016/j.future.2006.12.006)

I. Gable, M. Bedinelli, S. Butterworth, B. Caron, R. Chambers, B. Fitzgerald, L. Groer, R. Hatem, V. Kupchinsky, P. Maddalena, P. Marshall, S. McDonald, P. Mercure, D. McWilliam, C. Payne, D. Pobric, S. Robertson, M. Rochefort, M. Siegert, R. J. Sobie, R. Tafirout, T. Tam, B. Vachon, A. Warburton and G. Wu "The ATLAS-Canada network", Proceedings of Computing in High Energy Physics 2007, Victoria, Canada, 2008, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 119 052032 (8pp) ( doi: 10.1088/1742-6596/119/5/052032)

2006

R. Walker, M. Vetterli, A. Agarwal, R. Sobie, D. Vanderster, M. Grønager, "A Grid of Grids using Condor-G'', Proceedings of Computing in High Energy Physics 2006, Mumbai, India, 2006. (pdf)

A. Agarwal, M. Ahmed, B.L. Caron, A. Dimopoulos, L.S. Groer, R. Haria, R. Impey, L. Klektau, C. Lindsay, G. Mateescu, Q. Matthews, A. Norton, D. Quesnel, R. Simmonds , R.J. Sobie, B. St. Arnaud, D.C. Vanderster, M. Vetterli, R. Walker, M. Yuen. ``GridX1: A Canadian Particle Physics Grid''. Proceedings of Computing in High Energy Physics 2006, Mumbai, India, 2006. (pdf)

A. Agarwal, R. Desmarais, I. Gable, A. Norton, R. Sobie, D. Vanderster. "Evaluation of Virtual Machines for HEP Grids'', Proceedings of Computing in High Energy Physics 2006, Mumbai, India, 2006. (pdf)

2004

R. Walker, B. Caron, M. Vetterli, D. Vanderster, A. Dimopoulos, A. Agarwal, and R. Sobie, "Federating Grids: LCG meets Canadian HEPGrid''. Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics 2004. Interlaken, Switzerland. September, 2004 (pdf)

2003

R.J. Sobie, A. Agarwal, J. Allan, M. Benning, R.V. Kowalewski, G. Smecher, D. Vanderster, I. Zwiers, G.J. Hicks, R. Impey, G. Mateescu, and D. Quesnel, "HEP Applications on the Grid Canada Testbed'', Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics 2003. THCT008. La Jolla, CA, USA, 2003. (pdf)