Cloud Services for Synchronisation and Sharing (CS3)
CS3: Cloud Storage Services for Novel Applications and Workflows

Day 1: January 18, 2016         
Registration (8:00 - 10:00)
Workshop opening    
  • 10:00-10:15 Welcome
  • 10:15-11:00 Bitcoin: Synchronization and Sharing of Transactions, Prof. Dr. Roger P. Wattenhofer (ETH Zürich) PDF
Technology and Research    Convener: Jakub Moscicki (CERN)
  • 11:00-11:30 Experiences of Cloud Storage Service Monitoring: Performance Assessment and Comparison, E. Bocchi (Politecnico Torino) PPT
  • 11:30-11:50 Onedata: High-performance Globally Distributed Data Access Platform, M. Orzechowski (AGH Krakow) PDF
  • 11:50-12:10 Syncany: Concepts for trustless abstracted cloud storage, P. Otte (Delft) PDF
  • 12:10-12:30 The next steps in federated file sync and share, F. Karlitschek (ownCloud) PPT
Lunch break
  • 13:30-13:50 Benchmarking and testing ownCloud, Seafile, Dropbox and CERNBox using smashbox, P. Mrowczynski (Technical University of Denmark Copenhagen) PDF
  • 13:50-14:10 Scaling ownCloud: user redirection and proxying, F. Orellana (Technical University of Denmark Copenhagen) PDF
  • 14:10-14:30 Testing storage and metadata backends with ClawIO, H. Labrador (Vigo University) PDF
  • 14:30-14:50 A study of delta-sync and other optimisation in HTTP/Webdav synchronisation protocols, W. Jarosz (AGH Krakow and CERN) PPT
  • Novel applications and innovation    Convener: Luca Mascetti (CERN)
    • 14:50-15:15 Data Mining as a Service (+demo), D. Piparo (CERN) PDF Demo
    • 15:15-15:30 Towards an infrastructure for interactive Earth Observation data analysis and processing, A. Burger (European Commission - Joint Research Centre Ispra) PDF
    Coffee break
    • 16:00-16:15 User friendly access to Grid and Cloud resources for scientific computing , A. Richards (Imperial College London) PDF
    • 16:15-16:30 Experience in integrating end-user cloud storage for CMS Analysis, H. Riahi (CERN) PDF
    • 16:30-16:45 Delegated resource management and user data isolation, F. Farina (GARR, Italy) PPT
    • 16:45-17:00 Zenodo: enabling scientists, projects and institutions to share, preserve and showcase multidisciplinary research results, T. Smith (CERN) PPT
    • 17:00-17:15 Publishing, sharing and preserving your data: from synchronization to curation, F. Orellana (Technical University of Denmark Copenhagen) PDF
    Reception at the Dozentenfoyer (19:00)

    Day 2: January 19, 2016         

    Operations    Conveners: Massimo Lamanna (CERN) and Tilo Steiger (ETH)
    •   8:15-8:30   User Management and Sharing in Sciebo, the Academic Cloud Storage Service in North Rhine-Westphalia, H. Angenent et al. (University of Münster) PDF
    •   8:30-8:45   INFNBox: a distributed and high reliable cloud infrastructure for data sharing at INFN, S. Stalio et al. (INFN LNGS) PDF
    •   8:45-9:00   First experience with based on Seafile, M. Brzezniak (PSN Poznan) PDF
    •   9:00-9:15   CERNBox: Cloud Storage for Science, L. Mascetti (CERN) PDF
    •   9:15-9:30   Distributed Sync&Share Operations at AARNet, G. Aben (AARNET) PPT
    •   9:30-9:45 u:cloud - File Sync and Share in a heterogeneous scientific environment at the University of Vienna, C. Kracher et al. (Universität Wien) PDF
    • 10:00-10:15 MyCoRe - ownCloud service at CNRS, D. Rousse (CNRS France) PDF
    Coffee break
    Interoperability    Convener: Peter Szegedi (GEANT)
    • 10:45-11:05 Open Cloud Mesh initiative, C. Schmitz (ownCloud) - P. Szegedi (GEANT) - J. Moscicki (CERN) PDF1 PDF2
    • 11:05-11:25 Demo: federated sharing, H. Angenent (University of Münster) PDF
    • Demo
    • 11:25-11:45 Sync & Share - Ripe for standardisation?, S. Leinen (SWITCH Zürich) PDF
    • 11:45-12:15 Panel discussion
    Lunch break
    Operations    Conveners: Massimo Lamanna (CERN) and Tilo Steiger (ETH)
    • 13:15-13:30 Ad hoc Federated Storage with OpenStack Swift, J. Topjian (Cybera - Calgary) PPT
    • 13:30-13:45 Experience with running Owncloud on virtualized infrastructure (Openstack/Ceph), C. Schnidrig (SWITCH Zürich) PDF
    • 13:45-14:00 UnipiBox: owncloud@unipi , S. Spinelli (Università di Pisa) PDF
    • 14:00-14:15 Two years of SURFdrive, lessons learned and future plans, R. Trompert (SURFSara Amsterdam) PDF
    • 14:15-14:30 Site Report: LMU Faculty of Physics, K. Steinberger (Ludwig Maximilians Universität München) PDF
    • 14:30-14:45 DESY-Cloud: an ownCloud + dCache update, P. Millar et al. (DESY Hamburg) PDF
    • 14:45-15:00 Polybox: Sync and Share at ETH Zürich, T. Steiger (ETH Zürich) PDF
    Coffee break
    Closing remarks    
    • 15:15-16:00 Closing remarks, G. Aben (AARNET)
    End of the workshop