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France Grilles Operation Workshop: a summary

Updated 02/07/2018
A quick summary by Jerome Pansanel, who attended the event on behalf of France Grilles. The France Grilles Operation Workshop is an annual event gathering many actors (site admins, users and France Grilles partners) working with grid and cloud computing technologies in France. The 2018 edition of the workshop took place in Montpellier from 27 to 29 June and was hosted by LUPM. The conferences covered wide-ranging topics listed below:
  • Interoperability of Cloud, HPC and HTC infrastructures
  • Last updates about the iRODS storage facility (FG-iRODS)
  • Prospective analysis on Cloud computing (Cloud federation, security, application portal, EGI federated cloud, containers, edge computing.
Jerome Pansanel, Technical Director at France Grilles, gave several talks on the following topics: FG-Cloud: the French cloud federation, Security for distributed OpenStack infrastructures and a summary of solutions for facilitating the access of the French Cloud federation users. Baptiste Grenier, Senior Operations Officer at the EGI Foundation, also provided two talks - one on the XDC project and another one on the EGI Federated Cloud. The event's presentations are available online.