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NA62 Monte Carlo Grid Production Rota

This wiki will contain information about and for the volunteers for the NA62 MC Grid production rota.

List of volunteers

To be filled.

Production plan

The production plan is located here:

http://ppewww.physics.gla.ac.uk/~protopop/na62/mc/tools/index.php?task=production

This displays a database-generated table that fills up along the way. New items will be added by the production coordinator as discussed at the Siena meeting in August 2012.

Grid Production Shifts

GP "shifts" will not require too much work, and it is enough if the person on shift will check the production status every few hours or so. It is expected that GP 'shifts' will be at least a day long.

How it all works

MC jobs will be submitted by automaticall by cron jobs. The person overseeing the production (the "shift" taker) will have to check periodically if everything goes according to plan, and

  • intervene if possible to fix the error(s)
  • notify the production coordinator if not possible to directly intervene to rectify the error

Checklist

The person in charge must do the following:

  1. keep an eye on the jobs list and make sure we have 200+ jobs queued at all times
  2. if queue is low, use online script creator to submit a new batch of jobs
  3. check production page to see if we've reached 100%
  4. re-validate results weekly (every Tuesday) with the physics group
  5. notify production coordinator if any major errors occur

Troubleshooting

In case you find an error produced by the online interface, please immediately notify Dan, Janusz and Tonino.

-- DanProtopopescu - 2012-09-20

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