Software and Computing

eSTAR with Thin Solenoid

 In order to increase  magnetic field in endcap reagion it has been considered a possibility to remove STAR magnet pole tips and 

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-05-06 12:00
2015-05-06 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 6 May 2015
1-189, SRN, at 16:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00Calibration update (Run 12-15) ( 00:20 ) 1 fileGene V. Buren (BNL)
12:20Embedding status ( 00:20 ) 1 fileXianglei Zhu (Tsinghua)
12:40Mixed emebdding report from UPC ( 00:20 ) 1 fileRamiro Debbe (BNL)
13:00AOB ( 00:10 ) 0 filesAll (All)

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-04-29 12:00
2015-04-29 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
1-189, SRN, at 16:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00Summary of the SSD workshop ( 00:20 ) 1 fileJonathan Bouchet (KSU)
12:20HF PicoDST proposal, format and space ( 00:20 ) 1 fileXin Dong (LBNL)
12:40AOB ( 00:20 ) 0 filesAOB (All)

Diving into Bareos backups

For the initial testing and familiarization, I am using burton.starp.bnl.gov (CentOS 6) as the central master.  It has a 550GB filesystem under /scratch - enough for a small number of client

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-04-22 12:00
2015-04-22 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
1-189, SRN, at 16:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
 
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00News from the front ( 00:15 ) 1 fileMustafa Mustafa (LBNL)
12:15HFT hit efficiency update ( 00:20 ) 0 filesDmitri Smirnov (BNL)
12:35Preparations for MTD filtered production ( 00:15 ) 0 filesGene Van Buren (BNL)
12:50AOB ( 00:10 ) 0 filesall

STAR in-house backup considerations

Background

notes on https access to ESL

HTTPS access to Tomcat, with or without Apache as an intermediary. 

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-04-08 12:00
2015-04-08 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 8 April 2015
1-189, SRN, at 16:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00News from the front ( 00:15 ) 0 filesMustafa Mustafa (LBNL)
12:15Tracking efficiency improvements ( 00:15 ) 1 fileVictor Perevoztchikov (BNL)
12:30HFT hit efficiency study ( 00:15 ) 0 filesDmitri Smirnov (BNL)
12:45AOB ( 00:15 ) 0 filesAll (All)

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-04-01 12:00
2015-04-01 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 1 April 2015
1-189, SRN, at 16:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00News from the front ( 00:15 ) 1 fileOleg Eyser (BNL)
12:15Generic particle decay implementation in starsim ( 00:15 ) 2 filesJason Webb (BNL)
12:30Vertex finding revisit ( 00:20 ) 1 fileRosi Reed (WSU)
12:50AOB ( 00:10 ) 0 filesAll (All)

OLP disk performance notes - PowerEdge 2950 - Seagate ST2000NM0001

I was going to do testing on onl04, using sdc, sdd, sde, and sdf, all of which are Seagate model ST2000NM0001.  All were manufactured in week 31 of 2012.  [Note: The drives are newer th

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-03-11 12:00
2015-03-11 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 11 March 2015
1-189, SRN, at 16:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00News from the front ( 00:15 ) 1 fileSalvatore Fazio (BNL)
12:15Proposed changes to the SSD code ( 00:20 ) 1 fileJonathan Bouchet (KSU)
12:35Calibration status for Run 14 production ( 00:20 ) 0 filesGene Van Buren (BNL)
12:55AOB ( 00:05 ) 0 filesAll (All)

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-02-25 12:00
2015-02-25 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
1-189, SRN, at 17:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00News from the front ( 00:15 ) 2 filesSalvatore Fazio (BNL)
12:15HFT in tracking, summary ( 00:20 ) 2 filesJason Webb (BNL)
12:35Online Control System project status ( 00:20 ) 1 fileDmitry Arkhipkin (BNL)
12:55AOB ( 00:05 ) 0 filesAll (All)

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-02-18 12:00
2015-02-18 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 18 February 2015
1-189, SRN, at 17:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00News from the front ( 00:15 ) 1 fileA. Vossen (CEEM)
12:15TPC Alignement work - summary and outcome ( 00:20 ) 0 filesTBC
12:35TPC Drift Velocity update ( 00:10 ) 1 fileGene V. Buren (BNL)
12:45Status of Sti / Run 14 ( 00:10 ) 2 filesJason Webb (BNL)
12:55AOB ( 00:20 ) 0 filesAll (All)

HFT soft effort steering meeting

2015-02-05 15:00
2015-02-05 16:00
America/New York
Thursday, 5 February 2015
1-165, at 20:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
- Phone Bridge
ID: 1096183

EVO Phone Bridge Telephone Numbers:
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- USA (BNL, Upton, NY)
+1 631 344 6100

- USA (Caltech, Pasadena, CA)
+1 626 395 2112


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Agenda:
  • Improvements to Sti with HFT hits [Victor, Hao]
    • nudge()
    • track-ending (was kFarFromBeam)
  • Base QA, timing [Jason]
  • AOB

TimeTalkPresenter
15:00checks required last meeting ( 00:20 ) 0 filesHao Qiu

Check HFT with respect to TPC with AuAu200 low luminosity 2014 data.

 I have used the low luminosity Run XIV data AuAu200 for days 84-90 (RFF) reconstructed with new (12/14, time stamp 20120101.001454) TPC super sector alignmnet.

HFT soft effort steering meeting

2015-01-22 15:00
2015-01-22 16:00
America/New York
Thursday, 22 January 2015
1-165, at 20:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
- Phone Bridge
ID: 1096183

EVO Phone Bridge Telephone Numbers:
---------------
- USA (BNL, Upton, NY)
+1 631 344 6100

- USA (Caltech, Pasadena, CA)
+1 626 395 2112


______________

Agenda:

Software and Computing Meeting

2015-01-14 12:00
2015-01-14 13:00
America/New York
Wednesday, 14 January 2015
1-189, SRN, at 17:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
TimeTalkPresenter
12:00Latest code QA overview ( 00:20 ) 2 filesJason Webb (BNL)
12:20Overview of proposed code changes for the 200 GeV Run 14 prod ( 00:10 ) 0 filesDmitri Smirnov (BNL)
12:30HFT team code changes, performance effect ( 00:15 ) 0 filesHao Qiu (LBNL)
12:45Vertex distribution oddity ( 00:10 ) 1 fileRongrong Ma (BNL)
12:55AOB ( 00:05 ) 0 filesAll (All)

HFT soft effort steering meeting

2015-01-08 15:00
2015-01-08 16:00
America/New York
Thursday, 8 January 2015
1-165, at 20:00 (GMT), duration : 01:00
- Phone Bridge
ID: 1096183

EVO Phone Bridge Telephone Numbers:
---------------
- USA (BNL, Upton, NY)
+1 631 344 6100

- USA (Caltech, Pasadena, CA)
+1 626 395 2112


______________

Agenda:
  • Integration of proposals from Hao [Hao, Victor, Dmitri]
  • HFT Branch (EVAL) library status [Victor]
    • Stiscan comparison with DEV [Dmitri]
  • AOB

Changes to increase HFT hit efficiency (by Hao)