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Status Report for May 15, 2009



Summary of progress

Work activity; whether it reached associated milestones.

NCSA

Bill (submitted on 5/19/2009)

  • No change to 27/569, 28/41, 34/517 from last month.
  • Working on #795 - a simple data mapper for pex_harness. Design is in flux, probably to be discussed at DC3a Tucson meeting.
  • 35/74 - Configure V&V - no substantial change since last month; I'm helping Robyn configure the software; I plan to hook it into the nightly build once we have a command-line interface working

David (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

Greg (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

Steve (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

Ray (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

LSSTC

Robyn (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

Database Group

K-T (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

Andy H (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

Serge (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

  • began investigating libraries that integrate (or could be used to implement) spatial primitives in mysql/postgres

Daniel (submitted on 5/xx/2009)

Jacek (submitted on 5/15/2009)

  • storage estimates (FaintSource, db compression, small tables)
  • disk io estimates (discussions, telecons, meeting with Mike Huffer)
  • attended mysql conference and drizzle meeting, see debrief posted to lsst-data
  • progress with schema updates
  • prepared for DC3b planning meeting
  • standardizing names (TCT proposal)
  • organized several DataAccWG telecons
  • XLDB
    • produced draft agenda
    • reached out to different groups to find best attendees (NASA, bio and communities in Europe, European Commission)
    • compiled list of invitees
    • started paperwork required by SLAC
    • coordinating logistics (catering, funding, lodging)
  • SciDB
    • did all the SLAC-related paperwork for the SciDB NSF proposal (budget, budget justification, statement of work, current and pending support, bios, no-conflict of interest forms, and others)
    • coordinated 9 letters of support for NSF proposal from science
    • rewrote science related sections of the NSF proposal
    • started officially building scidb community, including setting up scidb-news mailing list
    • wrote/submitted SLAC LDRD SciDB proposal
    • reviewed draft scidb.org mockup

Major Accomplishments

Significant breakthroughs, issues resolved.



Objectives for the Next Period

What you expect to accomplish.

NCSA


LSSTC


Database Group



Problems Encountered and Solutions Being Pursued

Budget or schedule variance, technical issues, management issues