The Condo of Condos
Jim Bottum, Jim Pepin, Barr von Oehsen – Clemson University
Ruth Marinshaw – Stanford University
Alan Wolf – University of Wisconsin – Madison
Jim Wilgenbusch –Florida State University
Maureen Dougherty – University of Southern California
Steve Gordon, Dave Hudak - Ohio Supercomputing Center
Julia Harrison – University of Utah
Steve Wolff, Wendy Huntoon – Internet2
Henry Neeman, Josh Alexander – University of Oklahoma
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Condo of Condos
Founding Consortium Members
Vision
Advance our nation's research & scholarly
achievements through the transformation of campus
computational capabilities and enhanced coupling to the
national infrastructure.
CoC Tenets
•Aggregation of resource
•Building a community through leveraging expertise
•Marginal investments - transformational change
•Innovation Platform deployment
•“Tiger Teams” – SDN
•Computational Science and Digital Scholarship
A Motivation
Source: Educause Core Data
Source: Educause Core Data
Transformative Effect
Effect of adding 1 FTE to the mix
Result of NSF stimulus funding
Community Growth
• Reaching out to “long-tail” science researchers
• Moving people from desktop to local/regional and to
national advanced computing
• Success fostered by interpersonal support network
2008: 18 Research areas
2013: 36 Research areas
Partners
Leverage existing national programs dedicated to
interoperability. Condo of Condos addresses the needs
of the steadily increasing “long tail” of advanced
cyberinfrastructure (ACI) users.
•Internet2
•XSEDE
•Open Science Grid
•FutureGrid
•GENI
•Blue Waters
•EPSCoR Track II
Outcomes
Create a community of practitioners that:
•Shares knowledge, experience, and expertise
•Bridges research communities
•Form extended local and national collaborations
Be a model for “team science” that can be extended
and replicated nationwide for both IT staff and scholars
Early Collaboration - NSF13-528 HPC Acquisition
Questions?
http://www.condo-of-condos.org
Wednesday:
Condo of Condos Q&A Session
Starting at 3:00 PM in La Costa
Governance
NSF
External Steering
Committee
PI/Project
Director
Bottum
External
Evaluation
co-PIs
Program Coordination
Operations
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Project Management
External Relations
Event Coordination
Annual Meeting
Campus Evaluations
Portal Development
SDN Team
Reporting
Technology
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Innovation Platform
Monitoring
Inter-Campus Operability
Scheduling
Information Security
Data Storage
Monitoring/Measurement
Science
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Outreach
ACI-REF Coordination
Application Support
User Services
Allocations
XSEDE Champions
OSG Champions
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EPSCoR
Education
Outreach
Student CI Experience
Training
Other National Resources
Datacenter Architecture
Cloud Technologies
Executive Committee
Campus Activities
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FTEs
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Research
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Research Overlaps