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'''Grid'5000 is a large-scale and flexible testbed for experiment-driven research in all areas of computer science, with a focus on parallel and distributed computing including Cloud, HPC and Big Data and AI.'''
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Key features:
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* provides '''access to a large amount of resources''': 15000 cores, 800 compute-nodes grouped in homogeneous clusters, and featuring various technologies: PMEM, GPU, SSD, NVMe, 10G and 25G Ethernet, Infiniband, Omni-Path
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* '''highly reconfigurable and controllable''': researchers can experiment with a fully customized software stack thanks to bare-metal deployment features, and can isolate their experiment at the networking layer
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* '''advanced monitoring and measurement features for traces collection of networking and power consumption''', providing a deep understanding of experiments
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* '''designed to support Open Science and reproducible research''', with full traceability of infrastructure and software changes on the testbed
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* '''a vibrant community''' of 500+ users supported by a solid technical team
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''a scientific instrument designed to support experiment-driven research in all areas of computer science related to parallel, large-scale or distributed computing and networking'' <br>
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Read more about our [[Team|teams]], our [[Publications|publications]], and the [[Grid5000:UsagePolicy|usage policy]] of the testbed. Then [[Grid5000:Get_an_account|get an account]], and learn how to use the testbed with our [[Getting_Started|Getting Started tutorial]] and the rest of our [[:Category:Portal:User|Users portal]].
[[media:seminaire_intro.pdf|Download the latest general introduction]], or a [https://www.grid5000.fr/screencast/index.html screencast of recent webUI developments]
 
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== Latest updates from Grid'5000 users ==
 
* '''Experiments'''
 
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* '''Publications'''
 
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==Latest news==
 
=== Grid'5000 users win second prize at CCGRID 2013's SCALE challenge ===
 
Snooze based entry running on Grid'5000 entry wins [http://www.pds.ewi.tudelft.nl/ccgrid2013/awards/ 2nd prize] at [http://www.pds.ewi.tudelft.nl/ccgrid2013/ CCGrid 2013] [http://www.pds.ewi.tudelft.nl/ccgrid2013/calls/scale-challenge/ SCALE challenge]: well done Matthieu and Anne-Cécile for defending the entry titled ''Scalability of the Snooze Autonomic Cloud Management System'' by Eugen Feller, Christine Morin, Matthieu Simonin, Anne-Cécile Orgerie, and Yvon Jégou.
 
  
=== Grid'5000 users finalists of the SCALE'2013 challenge ===
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<b>Grid'5000 is merging with [https://fit-equipex.fr FIT] to build the [http://www.silecs.net/ SILECS Infrastructure for Large-scale Experimental Computer Science]. Read [http://www.silecs.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Desprez-SILECS.pdf an Introduction to SILECS] (April 2018)</b>
Two submissions (out of five) from Grid'5000 users took part in the final of the international SCALE'2013 challenge (held with CCGrid'2013):
 
* D. Balouek, A. Lèbre, F. Quesnel Flauncher and DVMS -- Deploying and Scheduling Thousands of Virtual Machines on Hundreds of Nodes Distributed Geographically
 
* Eugen Feller, Christine Morin, Matthieu Simonin, Anne-Cécile Orgerie, and Yvon Jégou -- Scalability of the Snooze Autonomic Cloud Management System.
 
  
The first proposition presents the deployment and scheduling of thousands of virtual machines, conducted with the Flauncher and DVMS frameworks, across the Grid'5000 testbed.  
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The frameworks have been able to deploy and schedule up to 10000 VMs during the tests. This research has been conducted in the context of the INRIA Hemera initiative.
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Recently published documents and presentations:
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* [[Media:Grid5000.pdf|Presentation of Grid'5000]] (April 2019)
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* [https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/images/Grid5000_science-advisory-board_report_2018.pdf Report from the Grid'5000 Science Advisory Board (2018)]
  
The second proposition presents the Snooze architecture and focus on the following aspects :
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Older documents:
* System set up scalability and resources consumption,
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* [https://www.grid5000.fr/slides/2014-09-24-Cluster2014-KeynoteFD-v2.pdf Slides from Frederic Desprez's keynote at IEEE CLUSTER 2014]
* Self-healing capabilities.
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* [https://www.grid5000.fr/ScientificCommittee/SAB%20report%20final%20short.pdf Report from the Grid'5000 Science Advisory Board (2014)]
The deployment of Snooze were distributed over several sites of the Grid'5000 testbed.
 
The framework has been able to start 11000 of system services, recover thousands of failures
 
and used to launch large hadoop/mapreduce experiments.
 
This research has been conducted in the context of the INRIA Snooze ADT.
 
=== Grid'5000 tutorial during ComPAS'2013 ===
 
The [http://compas2013.inrialpes.fr/ ComPAS'2013 conference] (replacing RenPar, SympA and CFSE), to be held in Grenoble between January 15th and 18th, will feature a Grid'5000 tutorial.
 
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=== [[Grid5000:School2012|Grid'5000 Winter School 2012 award winners announced]] ===
 
The Grid'5000 winter school took place between Decembre 3rd, 2012 and December 6th, 2012 in Nantes. This highly successful edition brought together 70 registered participants for 4 days of tutorials and talks focusing on best-practices, results and links to other tools for experiment-driven research.  
 
Two awards were given during the event :<br>
 
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[[Image:BestPresentationAward2012.png|300px|center|Best presentation award to Shadi Ibrahim]]
 
  
Best presentation award to Shadi Ibrahim
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Grid'5000 is supported by a scientific interest group (GIS) hosted by Inria and including CNRS, RENATER and several Universities as well as other organizations. Inria has been supporting Grid'5000 through ADT ALADDIN-G5K (2007-2013), ADT LAPLACE (2014-2016), and IPL [[Hemera|HEMERA]] (2010-2014).
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[[Image:ChallengeAward2012.png|300px|center|1st prize for the Grid'5000 challenge 2012 to Luc Sarzyniec]]
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1st prize for the Grid'5000 challenge 2012 to Luc Sarzyniec
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== Random pick of publications ==
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[[News|Read more news]]
 
 
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==Grid'5000 at a glance==
 
[[Image:site_map.png|thumbnail|128px|right|Grid'5000 sites]]
 
* '''Grid'5000''' is a scientific instrument for the study of large scale parallel and distributed systems. It aims at providing a '''highly reconfigurable, controlable and monitorable experimental platform''' to its users. The initial aim (circa 2003) was to reach 5000 processors in the platform. It has been reframed at 5000 cores, and was reached during winter 2008-2009.
 
* The infrastructure of Grid'5000 is geographically distributed on different sites hosting the instrument, initially 9 sites in France (10 since 2011). Porto Alegre, Brazil is now officially becoming the first site abroad.
 
  
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* [[Grenoble:Home|Grenoble]]
 
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* [[Lyon:Home|Lyon]]
 
* [[Nancy:Home|Nancy]]
 
* [[Nancy:Home|Nancy]]
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[[Image:Software layers.png|thumbnail|271px|left|Grid'5000 allows experiments in all these software layers]]
 
* '''Grid'5000''' is a research effort developing a '''large scale nation wide infrastructure for large scale parallel and distributed computing research'''.
 
 
* '''19 [[Grid5000:Laboratories|laboratories]]''' are involved in France with the objective of providing the community a testbed allowing experiments in all the software layers between the network protocols up to the applications.
 
 
The current plans are to extend from the 9 initial sites each with 100 to a thousand PCs, connected by the [http://www.renater.fr RENATER] Education and Research Network to a bigger platform including a few sites outside France not necessarily connected through a dedicated network connection. Sites in Brazil and Luxembourg should join shortly, and Reims has now joined.
 
 
 
 
All sites in France are connected to [http://www.renater.fr RENATER] with a 10Gb/s link, except Reims, for the time linked through a 1Gb/s
 
 
 
 
This high collaborative research effort is funded by INRIA, CNRS, the Universities of all sites and some regional councils.
 
 
 
 
== ALADDIN-G5K : ensuring the development of '''Grid'5000''' ==
 
For the 2008-2012 period, Engineers ensuring the development and day to day support of the infrastructure are mostly provided by INRIA, under the ''ADT ALADDIN-G5K''  initiative.
 
 
==[[Hemera|HEMERA: Demonstrating ambitious up-scaling techniques on '''Grid'5000''']] ==
 
[[Hemera|Héméra]] is an INRIA Large Wingspan project, started in 2010, that aims at demonstrating ambitious up-scaling techniques for large scale distributed computing by carrying out several dimensioning experiments on the Grid’5000 infrastructure, at animating the scientific community around Grid’5000 and at enlarging the Grid’5000 community by helping newcomers to make use of Grid’5000.
 
 
== Initial Rationale==
 
'''The foundations of Grid'5000''' have emerged from a thorough analysis and numerous discussions about methodologies used for scientific research in the Grid domain. A report presents the [http://www-sop.inria.fr/aci/grid/public/Library/rapport-grid5000-V3.pdf rationale for Grid'5000].
 
 
In addition to theory, simulators and emulators, there is a strong need for '''large scale testbeds''' where real life experimental conditions hold. '''The size of Grid'5000''', in terms of number of sites and number of processors per site, was established according to the scale of the experiments and the number of researchers involved in the project.
 
  
 
== Current funding ==
 
== Current funding ==
As from June 2008, INRIA is the main contributor to [[Grid5000:Funding|Grid'5000 funding]].  
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===Universities===
 
===Universities===
University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble<br/>
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Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble INP<br/>
University of Rennes 1, Rennes<br/>
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Université Rennes 1, Rennes<br/>
 
Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse / INSA / FERIA / Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse<br/>
 
Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse / INSA / FERIA / Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse<br/>
University Bordeaux 1, Bordeaux<br/>
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Université Bordeaux 1, Bordeaux<br/>
University Lille 1, Lille<br/>
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Université Lille 1, Lille<br/>
Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon<br/>
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Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, Reims<br/>
 
 
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===Regional councils===
 
===Regional councils===
 
Aquitaine<br/>
 
Aquitaine<br/>
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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes<br/>
 
Bretagne<br/>
 
Bretagne<br/>
 
Champagne-Ardenne<br/>
 
Champagne-Ardenne<br/>
 
Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur<br/>
 
Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur<br/>
Nord Pas de Calais<br/>
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Hauts de France<br/>
 
Lorraine<br/>
 
Lorraine<br/>
 
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Latest revision as of 00:57, 12 February 2020

Grid'5000

Grid'5000 is a large-scale and flexible testbed for experiment-driven research in all areas of computer science, with a focus on parallel and distributed computing including Cloud, HPC and Big Data and AI.

Key features:

  • provides access to a large amount of resources: 15000 cores, 800 compute-nodes grouped in homogeneous clusters, and featuring various technologies: PMEM, GPU, SSD, NVMe, 10G and 25G Ethernet, Infiniband, Omni-Path
  • highly reconfigurable and controllable: researchers can experiment with a fully customized software stack thanks to bare-metal deployment features, and can isolate their experiment at the networking layer
  • advanced monitoring and measurement features for traces collection of networking and power consumption, providing a deep understanding of experiments
  • designed to support Open Science and reproducible research, with full traceability of infrastructure and software changes on the testbed
  • a vibrant community of 500+ users supported by a solid technical team


Read more about our teams, our publications, and the usage policy of the testbed. Then get an account, and learn how to use the testbed with our Getting Started tutorial and the rest of our Users portal.

Grid'5000 is merging with FIT to build the SILECS Infrastructure for Large-scale Experimental Computer Science. Read an Introduction to SILECS (April 2018)


Recently published documents and presentations:

Older documents:


Grid'5000 is supported by a scientific interest group (GIS) hosted by Inria and including CNRS, RENATER and several Universities as well as other organizations. Inria has been supporting Grid'5000 through ADT ALADDIN-G5K (2007-2013), ADT LAPLACE (2014-2016), and IPL HEMERA (2010-2014).


Current status (at 2020-07-16 05:28): No current events, 1 planned (details)


Random pick of publications

Five random publications that benefited from Grid'5000 (at least 2054 overall):

  • Nathalie Bertrand, Igor Konnov, Marijana Lazic, Josef Widder. Verification of Randomized Consensus Algorithms under Round-Rigid Adversaries. CONCUR 2019 - 30th International Conference on Concurrency Theory, Aug 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands. pp.1-16, 10.4230/LIPIcs.CONCUR.2019.33. hal-02191348 view on HAL pdf
  • Benjamin Camus, Anne Blavette, Fanny Dufossé, Anne-Cécile Orgerie. Harnessing the geographical flexibility of distributed computing clouds for cooperative self-consumption. ISGT-Europe 2018 - 8th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe, Oct 2018, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. pp.1-6, 10.1109/ISGTEurope.2018.8571867. hal-01856665 view on HAL pdf
  • Matthieu Zimmer, Yann Boniface, Alain Dutech. Developmental Reinforcement Learning through Sensorimotor Space Enlargement. ICDL-EPIROB 2018 - 8th joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics, Sep 2018, Tokyo, Japan. pp.1-6, 10.1109/DEVLRN.2018.8761021. hal-01876995v2 view on HAL pdf
  • Rafael Ferreira da Silva, Anne-Cécile Orgerie, Henri Casanova, Ryan Tanaka, Ewa Deelman, et al.. Accurately Simulating Energy Consumption of I/O-intensive Scientific Workflows. ICCS 2019 - International Conference on Computational Science, Jun 2019, Faro, Portugal. pp.138-152, 10.1007/978-3-030-22734-0_11. hal-02112893 view on HAL pdf
  • Issam Raïs, Daniel Balouek-Thomert, Anne-Cécile Orgerie, Laurent Lefèvre, Manish Parashar. Leveraging energy-efficient non-lossy compression for data-intensive applications. HPCS 2019 - 17th International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation, Jul 2019, Dublin, Ireland. pp.1-7. hal-02179621 view on HAL pdf


Latest news

Rss.svgRefactoring of the users' portal

We refactored the users' portal page of the Grid'5000 website, in order to give a better structure to the set of tutorials and guides. Some titles were slightly modified as well as some content, but you should be able to find all the information you were using so far easily.

For new comers, we hope it will be easier to find out efficiently how to use the testbed and its many features.

Also note that we removed the list of pages automatically provided by the wiki engine at the bottom, as we think this was not so relevant. All pages, even the outdated ones, can however still be found in the wiki.

-- Grid'5000 Team 16:00, July 9th 2020 (CEST)

Rss.svgGrid'5000 General Conditions of Use now available

To clarify the legal frame and the application of law surrounding Grid'5000 usage, we added a "General Conditions of Use" document to the Usage Policy.

From now on, usage of Grid'5000 must be in accordance with those two documents:

-- Grid'5000 Team 17:00, June 30th 2020 (CEST)

Rss.svgNew monitoring service for Grid'5000 available for beta testing

We are happy to announce a new service to provide environmental and performance metrics monitoring for Grid'5000 experiments.

The service uses the Kwollect framework and currently makes following metrics available:

- Energy consumption from dedicated “wattmetre” devices (currently available for some clusters in Lyon, Grenoble, Nancy) - Metrics collected from nodes’ Board Management Controller (out-of-band management hardware, such as Dell iDRAC), such as ambient temperature, hardware component temperature, energy consumption from PSU, fan speed, etc. - Traffic collected from network devices - Energy consumption from PDU, when available

It is also planned to add more metrics in the future.

The service documentation is available at:

https://www.grid5000.fr/w/Monitoring_Using_Kwollect

The service is currently in beta. Many things may change in the future. Feel free to give us your feedback at support-staff@lists.grid5000.fr

-- Grid'5000 Team 16:00, June 30th 2020 (CEST)

Rss.svgGrid’5000 resources now available through the Fed4FIRE federation.

We have the pleasure to announce that Grid’5000 is now accessible through the Fed4FIRE European testbed federation. https://www.grid5000.fr/w/Fed4FIRE

Fed4FIRE is the largest federation worldwide of Next Generation Internet (NGI) testbeds, which provide open, accessible and reliable facilities supporting a wide variety of different research and innovation communities and initiatives in Europe.

The Grid’5000 Aggregate Manager will allow the provisioning of Grid’5000 nodes to members of the federation using the federation’s jFed-Experiment application, or tools designed to access GENI testbeds.

Please note that functions related to VLANs and inter-testbed stitching are still in development, and cannot yet be performed through the Aggregate Manager.

Grid’5000 users wanting to use the aggregate manager should link their Fed4FIRE account to their Grid’5000 one using the process described in the wiki.

-- Grid'5000 Team 11:30, June 29th 2020 (CEST)


Read more news

Grid'5000 sites

Current funding

As from June 2008, Inria is the main contributor to Grid'5000 funding.

INRIA

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CNRS

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Universities

Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble INP
Université Rennes 1, Rennes
Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse / INSA / FERIA / Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Université Bordeaux 1, Bordeaux
Université Lille 1, Lille
École Normale Supérieure, Lyon

Regional councils

Aquitaine
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Bretagne
Champagne-Ardenne
Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur
Hauts de France
Lorraine