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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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<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>
== Latest updates from Grid'5000 users ==
 
* '''Experiments'''
 
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* '''Publications'''
 
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==Latest news==
 
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=== First [[Media:g5k_cheat_sheet.pdf|Cheat sheet created]] ===
 
If you are of those who enjoy a recap of the different commands and links to the main help pages, you'll be pleased to see that an admin has contributed the first [[Media:g5k_cheat_sheet.pdf|Grid'5000 cheat sheet]] to this wiki. If you wish to understand how it was built, you can read and suggest contributions in [https://www.grid5000.fr/cgi-bin/bugzilla3/show_bug.cgi?id=3679 the corresponding bug].
 
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=== Grid'5000 users get 2 out of 3 [http://www.ipdps.org/ipdps2011/2011_phd_forum.html Best Poster award at IPDPS 2011] ===
 
Congratulations go to Alexandra Carpen-Amarie ( IRISA, University Rennes 1, INRIA, Rennes, France) for her poster ''Towards a Self-Adaptive Data Management System for Cloud Environments'' and to Pierre Riteau (INRIA, IRISA, Rennes, France) for his poster ''Building Large Scale Dynamic Computing Infrastructures over Distributed Clouds''
 
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=== [[Grid5000:School2011|Grid'5000 Spring School 2011]] awards announced ===
 
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[[Image:BestPresentationAward2011.png|300px|center|Best presentation award to Simon Delamare]]
 
  
Best presentation award to Simon Delamare
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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)]
  
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Older documents:
[[Image:ChalengeWinner2011.png|300px|center|Challenger Winner 2011 to Rodrigue Chakode]]
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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)]
  
Challenge Winner 2011 to Rodrigue Chakode
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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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The winning challenge entry demonstrated Deploying a [[media:Grid5000-2011-Challenge3.pdf|Highly-dynamic Virtual Cluster Based on OpenNebula and Xen in Grid'5000]], with [https://gforge.inria.fr/projects/svmsched/ SVMSched], and wins an archos Android tablet.
 
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=== Grid'5000 users selected for the second round of [http://www.ics.uci.edu/~ccgrid11/SCALE%20Challenge.html the SCALE'2011 challenge] ===
 
The following paper has been selected for the second round of the [http://www.ics.uci.edu/~ccgrid11/SCALE%20Challenge.html international SCALE'2011 challenge] organized in conjunction with the [http://www.ics.uci.edu/~ccgrid11/ IEEE CCGRID'2011] to be held on May 23-26, 2011 in Newport Beach, CA, USA. ''M. Djamaï, B. Derbel, N. Melab.'' '''A Large-Scale Pure P2P Approach for the B&B Algorithm.''' (IEEE/ACM CCGRID/SCALE’2011, Newport Beach, USA, May 23-26, 2011).
 
  
The paper presents a peer-to-peer Branch-and-Bound algorithm for solving large-scale challenging combinatorial optimization problems. The high scalability of the algorithm is demonstrated through intensive experiments performed on Grid'5000. The work is strongly related to the scientific challenge [[Hemera:SC:COPs|Large scale computing for combinatorial optimization problems]] of the INRIA [[Hemera]] large wingspan project.
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=== [http://renpar.irisa.fr/G5K.html Grid'5000 Tutorial] at [http://renpar.irisa.fr/ Renpar'20], to be held in Saint-Malo, May 10th ===  
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In the morning, talks will focus on experiment-driven research, open science and how Grid'5000 is a tool to be used in this context. The afternoon will be dedicated to concrete tutorials on how to access and to use Grid'5000. These tutorials will be based on the tutorials available at the [[:Category:Portal:Tutorial|Tutorial Home]].
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== Random pick of publications ==
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==Latest news==
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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, initially 9 sites in France (10 since 2011). Porto Alegre, Brazil is now officially becoming the first site abroad.
 
 
 
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* [[Bordeaux:Home|Bordeaux]]
 
 
* [[Grenoble:Home|Grenoble]]
 
* [[Grenoble:Home|Grenoble]]
 
* [[Lille:Home|Lille]]
 
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* [[Lyon:Home|Lyon]]
 
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* [[Sophia:Home|Sophia-Antipolis]]
 
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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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École Normale Supérieure, Lyon<br/>
Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, Reims<br/>
 
 
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===Regional councils===
 
===Regional councils===
 
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Aquitaine<br/>
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Bretagne<br/>
 
Bretagne<br/>
 
Champagne-Ardenne<br/>
 
Champagne-Ardenne<br/>
 
Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur<br/>
 
Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur<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 2021-04-11 12:48): 1 current events, None planned (details)


Random pick of publications

Five random publications that benefited from Grid'5000 (at least 2139 overall):

  • Haniel Barbosa, Jasmin Blanchette, Mathias Fleury, Pascal Fontaine. Scalable Fine-Grained Proofs for Formula Processing. Journal of Automated Reasoning, Springer Verlag, 2020, 64 (3), pp.485-510. 10.1007/s10817-018-09502-y. hal-02515103 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
  • Thomas Lambert, David Guyon, Shadi Ibrahim. Rethinking Operators Placement of Stream Data Application in the Edge. CIKM 2020- 29th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Oct 2020, Dublin, Ireland. hal-02942759 view on HAL pdf
  • Muhammad Jawad Khokhar. Modeling quality of experience of internet video streaming by controlled experimentation and machine learning. Networking and Internet Architecture cs.NI. COMUE Université Côte d'Azur (2015 - 2019), 2019. English. NNT : 2019AZUR4067. tel-02431446v2 view on HAL pdf
  • Camille Coti, David Monniaux, Hang Yu. Parallel parametric linear programming solving, and application to polyhedral computations. International conference on computational science, Jun 2019, Faro, Portugal. pp.566-572, 10.1007/978-3-030-22750-0_52. hal-02097321 view on HAL pdf


Latest news

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 31th 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)

Rss.svgNew Jupyter Notebooks interface

We are pleased to announce that Grid'5000 now offers a web interface to run and edit notebooks on the testbed.

Available at https://intranet.grid5000.fr/notebooks/ , this interface allows users to start notebook applications on site's frontends or in OAR jobs.

Computational notebooks combine in a single file text, code cells, and the recorded outputs of the execution of the code.

They can be used to track the evolution of an experiment during the exploratory phase, by recording one thought process in the text cells and the experiments in the code cells. Or to create self-generating experiment reports where the general explanation is in the text and the precise data points are generated by the code in the output cells.

More info is available at Notebooks .

-- Grid'5000 Team 15:00, March 8th 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