Key developments of the Ganga task-management framework

I. A. Dzhunov, M. J. Kenyon, J. Moscicki, A. J. Richards, M. W. Slater, F. Brochu, J. Ebke, U. Egede, H. Lee, D. C. Van Der Ster, M. J. Williams, J. Elmsheuser, M. Jha

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Abstract

Ganga is the main end-user distributed analysis tool for the ATLAS and LHCb experiments and provides the foundation layer for the HammerCloud system, used by the LHC experiments for validation and stress testing of their numerous distributed computing facilities. Here we illustrate recent developments and demonstrate how tools that were initially developed for a specific user community have been migrated into the Ganga core, and so can be exploited by a wider user-base. Similarly, examples will be given where Ganga components have been adapted for use by communities in their custom analysis packages.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings
Volume396
EditionPART 3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics 2012, CHEP 2012 - New York, NY, United States of America
Duration: 21 May 201225 May 2012

Publication series

NameJournal of Physics: Conference Series
PublisherIOP Publishing
ISSN (Print)1742-6588

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics 2012, CHEP 2012
CountryUnited States of America
CityNew York, NY
Period21/05/1225/05/12

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