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[part of a series of meetings]


Christian, Karsten, Tigran, Al, Gerd, Dmitry


[see box on the right-hand side]


Up to two minutes (uninterrupted) per person where they can answer two questions:

  • What I did last week (since the last meeting),
  • What I plan to do in the next week.

No questions until we get through everyone :)


  • Worked on SRM probe ticket,
  • Evaluated some SmallFiles? performance results
  • Will start working on an abstract for DPHEP+SmallFiles?
  • Some tickets + reviews


  • investigatin pCells connection problems


  • caching login strategy
  • fixed some bugs, e.g., transient errors
  • fixed bugs concerning new HSM, some patches on RB
  • Migration Module some things for Al and some bug fixes
  • Tier 1
  • XRootD fixes
  • Alice fixing DarkData?, investigating some XrrotD issue
  • worked on relative upload directories


  • Busy with NFS issues
  • Globus Recursive Copy problems


  • Debugging RoundRobin? Database issue, found some bugs
  • Plotting seems to be the problem
  • RB work


  • Working on performance issues with Postgres, quite successful, but still < 280files/s Postgres mailing list mention
  • Starting a pool with many small files takes very long (2 days) -> investigate
  • Releases
  • Migrate Jenkings to new machine
  • NFS contributor licence
  • CHEP abstract

Special topics

Backporting patch to 2.6

XRootd Bugs in 2.2 ?

No for one bugs, and the second one would lead to a "unsupported request" reply.

Trunk activity

Progress with new features...

Issues from [FIXME: Add link to yesterday's Tier-1 meeting]


  • Noticed high CPU load on SRM door -> looked like client just hammered the door


  • concerned about xrootd problem, because latest CMS software apparently does not work with dCache
  • recovery time for meta data
  • won't upgrade to 2.10 before May '15

Plans for patch-releases

Should we make a new patch release?

We have a couple of patches that should be released.

  • Xrootd ticket is for 2.10, backports following

Need to release 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10

Jenkins will be moved to (SL6)

Outstanding Documentation

BDII documentation is not correct

Outstanding RT Tickets

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Review of RB requests

Please have another look at 7306, Gerd to look

New, noteworthy and other business

Are people going to write abstracts for CHEP?

  • Karsten: SmallFiles? with DPHEP
  • Tigran
  • Patrick: Cloud, CMS and Bell with NFS


Proposed: same time, next week.