Category Archives: Ongoing Projects

Job submission to Grid Computing systems

During the last years, the discussion about Grid and Cloud Computing has become very common. It’s very easy to find a paper or an article analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of using one of both choices. This blog post will … Continue reading

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BonFIRE is moving to horizontal integration.

If you recall, BonFIRE offers a multi-site cloud testbed which supports large scale testing of apllications, services  and systems over multi geographically distributed cloud testbeds. Main i2CAT responsabilities are related with interconnection with external facilities. So far, this activities were … Continue reading

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Fed4FIRE. Federation for FIRE.

i2CAT is a partner of the Fed4FIRE project, funded under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The Fed4FIRE project has just started in October and will be finished in 48 months. The Kick-Off meeting was held in Gent, Belgium, jointly with … Continue reading

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Towards providing vCPE services using OpenNaaS

Leaded by the Mantychore FP7 project UseCase 1 (UC1), OpenNaaS is evolving to provide vCPE services on top of available physical infrastructure under the NaaS paradigm. UC1 is focused on defining the demarcation between provider and user, by means of … Continue reading

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TERENA Networking Conference 2012

Two months ago, TERENA Networking Conference 2012 took place in Reykjavik, Iceland. DANA team has been there presenting achievements in the projects we are involved, contacting NREN’s and industry key people and attending very interesting workshops and lectures. DANA presence … Continue reading

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GÉANT3 Network Factory testbed will use the OFELIA Control Framework

GÉANT3 project recently started a new task aimed to build a testbed for a Network Factory service. This service will deliver a network environment where experiments can be conducted without affecting standard GÉANT services, albeit utilizing GÉANT backbone resources. The … Continue reading

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OFELIA Control Framework in its way towards a development community

OFELIA Control Framework was originally born to manage OFELIA FP7 facility. Today the main directions and decisions over the development of the software are still very OFELIA driven, since it is the creator and major contributor. Nevertheless, the design of … Continue reading

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SFA interface available for FEDERICA

As it has been introduced in previous posts, one of the main objectives of NOVI project is to demonstrate the federation mechanisms using them over FEDERICA and PlanetLab platforms. With this proposal and due to other sensible reasons, it was … Continue reading

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How to build a FIBRE island (II)

This is the second post about the building process of the i2CAT’s FIBRE island. In the previous post we presented the several choices we were considering about the hardware to purchase. In this one we show the installation and configuration … Continue reading

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Application discovery in RINA networks

While in the current Internet architecture two applications that are able to discover each other are always assumed to be accessible through the same layer, this is not the case in the Recursive InterNetwork Architecture (RINA) networks. Although for two … Continue reading

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