OMS 2007 Grid Team Abstract
The focus of the ECSU TeraGRID team for the Summer
of 2007 was to setup a documentation platform for a Condor-based
GRID to be established at Elizabeth City State University. This
documentation platform was a Linux based web sever that utilized
Web 2.0 standards to create a virtual documentation web portal.
Grid computing itself is the creation of a "virtual supercomputer"
by using a network of geographically dispersed computers. In order
to create such a network infrastructure, documentation is critical
to communicate with the users, and the maintainers of the systems.
The web server created utilized an Ubuntu Linux kernel with an
Apache web server, a MySQL Database, a PHP scripting package, and
a Media Wiki web interface. This particular setup is called a LAMP
server. LAMP is the acronym for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP which
are all open source applications. The combination of these LAMP
applications allows for Media Wiki to function.
Currently installed, the documentation server is now able to utilize,
and first display the information on how to re-create a document
server. The documentation server is now being used to document how
to setup a Condor-based GRID system.