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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.'''
= ALADDIN-G5K : ensuring the development of '''Grid'5000''' =
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= for the 2008-2012 period =
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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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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]].
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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>
  
''An infrastructure distributed in 9 sites around France, for research in large-scale parallel and distributed systems''
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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)]
  
Engineers ensuring the development and day to day support of the infrastructure are mostly provided by INRIA, under the ''ADT ALADDIN-G5K'' initiative.
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Older documents:
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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]
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* [https://www.grid5000.fr/ScientificCommittee/SAB%20report%20final%20short.pdf Report from the Grid'5000 Science Advisory Board (2014)]
  
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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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==Latest news==
 
=== Best Student Demo Award given to Grid'5000 users at [http://www.sigmetrics.org/sigmetrics/ Sigmetrics/Performance 2009] at Seattle ===
 
This award was given to [https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Special:G5KReports?menu=renderreport&username=Ploiseau Patrick Loiseau], [https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Special:G5KReports?menu=renderreport&username=rguillie Romaric Guillier], [https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Special:G5KReports?menu=renderreport&username=Ogoga Oana Goga], [https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Special:G5KReports?menu=renderreport&username=Mimbert Matthieu Imbert], [https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Special:G5KReports?menu=renderreport&username=Pgoncalves Paulo Goncalves], [https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Special:G5KReports?menu=renderreport&username=Pprimet Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet] (INRIA, ENS-Lyon, University of Lyon, France) for their demo [http://www.sigmetrics.org/sigmetrics/demo/Demo_Loiseau_et_al.pdf Automated Traffic Measurements and Analysis in Grid'5000] demo at the [http://www.sigmetrics.org/sigmetrics/program_sigmetrics-demo.shtml demo session]
 
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=== Latest updated experiment descriptions ===
 
{{#experiments:3}}
 
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=== Latest updated publications ===
 
{{#publications:3}}
 
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=== Grid'5000 under extension to Porto Alegre, Brazil ===
 
July 21st, 2009, INRIA and UFRGS signed a Memorandum of Understanding marking
 
the cooperation of the two institutes towards the extension of the
 
Grid'5000 platform to Brazil.
 
  
According to the terms of this memo, UFRGS will contribute to Grid'5000
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== Random pick of publications ==
by operating a local site in Porto Alegre and INRIA will fully
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{{#publications:}}
integrate this local site into Grid'5000 in order to gain an
 
international scale. Researchers from both partners will therefore gain
 
access to one of the major scientific instruments for the study of
 
large-scale parallel and distributed problems in computer science. With
 
this cooperation, Grid'5000 gives its users the possibility to study the
 
effects of inter-continental networks links on these problems.
 
  
For Grid'5000 users, access to the new site during the integration phase
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==Latest news==
is possible using portoalegre.grenoble as name of the new site
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<rss max=4 item-max-length="2000">https://www.grid5000.fr/w?title=News&action=feed&feed=atom</rss>
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=== Grid'5000 showcased during the Open Days of Bell Labs France ===
 
June 2nd, 2009, MEtroflux/NXE tools where shown using Grid'5000 during a week during the Open Days of Bell Labs France, demonstrating the potential of Grid'5000 as a research instrument.
 
 
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=== Grid'5000 sites===
==Grid'5000 at a glance==
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* '''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, initialy 9 in France. Porto Alegre, Brazil is now officially becoming the 10th site.
 
===Sites:===
 
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* [[Bordeaux:Home|Bordeaux]]
 
 
* [[Grenoble:Home|Grenoble]]
 
* [[Grenoble:Home|Grenoble]]
 
* [[Lille:Home|Lille]]
 
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* [[Lyon:Home|Lyon]]
 
* [[Lyon:Home|Lyon]]
 
* [[Nancy:Home|Nancy]]
 
* [[Nancy:Home|Nancy]]
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* [[Rennes:Home|Rennes]]
 
* [[Rennes:Home|Rennes]]
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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 developping a '''large scale nation wide infrastructure for large scale parallel and distributed computing research'''.
 
 
* '''17 [[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.
 
 
All sites in France are connected to [http://www.renater.fr RENATER] with a 10Gb/s link.
 
 
 
 
This high collaborative research effort is funded by INRIA, CNRS, the Universities of all sites and some regional councils.
 
 
 
 
== 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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As from June 2008, Inria is the main contributor to [[Grid5000:Funding|Grid'5000 funding]].  
 
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===INRIA===
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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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École Normale Supérieure, Lyon<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/>
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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 14:30, 12 February 2021

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 2021-04-14 10:10): 1 current events, 1 planned (details)


Random pick of publications

Five random publications that benefited from Grid'5000 (at least 2167 overall):

  • Esteban Marquer, Ajinkya Kulkarni, Miguel Couceiro. Embedding Formal Contexts Using Unordered Composition. FCA4AI - 8th International Workshop "What can FCA do for Artificial Intelligence?" (colocated wit ECAI2020), Aug 2020, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. hal-02912874 view on HAL pdf
  • Nathalie Bertrand, Igor Konnov, Marijana Lazic, Josef Widder. Verification of Randomized Distributed Algorithms under Round-Rigid Adversaries. 2019. hal-01925533v3 view on HAL pdf
  • Vikas Jaiman, Sonia Ben Mokhtar, Etienne Rivière. TailX: Scheduling Heterogeneous Multiget Queries to Improve Tail Latencies in Key-Value Stores. 20th International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems, Jun 2020, Valletta, Malta. pp.73-92, 10.1007/978-3-030-50323-9_5. hal-02917566 view on HAL pdf
  • Amina Guermouche, Anne-Cécile Orgerie. Experimental analysis of vectorized instructions impact on energy and power consumption under thermal design power constraints. 2019. hal-02167083v2 view on HAL pdf
  • Thanh Dat Pham, Anuvabh Dutt, Denis Pellerin, Georges Quénot. Classifier Training from a Generative Model. CBMI 2019 - 17th International Conference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, Sep 2019, Dublin, Ireland. hal-02318327 view on HAL pdf


Latest news

Rss.svgDocker cache available inside Grid5000

With the growing use of Docker, you might have experienced some rate limiting when pulling images due to the Docker Hub recent policy change.

As a result, we now provide a Docker cache accessible from inside Grid'5000 at the following address http://docker-cache.grid5000.fr

For configuration instructions and more information, see: Using docker-cache.grid5000.fr

-- Grid'5000 Team 09:00, April 13th 2021 (CEST)

Rss.svgGrid'5000 environments now use zstd compression

We are moving the default image archive format used for Grid'5000 environments from tar.gz to tar.zst. Switching to zstd allows for significantly faster decompression speed.

This change is transparent for most usages. Kadeploy will use zstd transparently for environments using it (e.g. new environments), the main impact is that deployment will be faster.

If kameleon is used to generate an environment (thus creating an environment description file and an image archive), it will now automatically use zstd by default.

However if you manually modify the description of an environment and/or regenerate an image archive with tgz-g5k (using the -z switch for zstd), you may have to make sure that both use the same compression.

This change is part of a larger effort to improve the performance of kadeploy.

-- Grid'5000 Team 16:00, March 31st 2021 (CEST)

Rss.svgGuix package manager available on Grid'5000

We now offer the possibility to use Guix on Grid'5000 as a package manager to install new software or build container images without the need to be root.

It is available on frontends and nodes (on standard or deployed *-nfs or *-big environments with your user).

This work has been done in collaboration with the Guix HPC team.

For more information see: Guix

-- Grid'5000 Team 14:20, March 18th 2021 (CET)

Rss.svgNew cluster "grouille" available in Nancy

We have the pleasure to announce that a new cluster named "grouille" is available in Nancy in the default queue.

It features 2 Dell R7525 nodes with two AMD EPYC 7452 32-Core CPUs, two NVidia A100-PCIE-40GB GPUs, 128GB of DDR-4 RAM, one 1.8TB SAS SSD and one 900GB SATA SSD (reservable). The reservation of the Grouille nodes requires using the "exotic" OAR job type.

This cluster has been funded by CPER Cyber Entreprises.

-- Grid'5000 Team 17:00, March 15th 2021 (CET)


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