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From Marlon Pierce <>
Subject Re: Workflow monitoring webapp
Date Thu, 02 May 2013 20:04:24 GMT
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The and UltraScan projects
( come to mind.  We can develop use
cases in more detail.


On 5/2/13 4:00 PM, Viknes Balasubramanee wrote:
> Hi Marlon, Can you please let me know if you have any specific use
> cases in mind and point me to it so that I could have a look at.
> Thanks Viknes
> -----Original Message----- From: Marlon Pierce
> [] Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 3:40 PM To:
> Subject: Re: Workflow monitoring webapp
> +1 would be good to consider some specific use cases from gateways 
> integrated with Airavata in addition to a "generic" use case: what
> information is needed to debug and how to display.
> Marlon
> On 5/2/13 3:36 PM, Suresh Marru wrote:
>> + 1.
>> This is a good addition. The legacy version of such interface is
>> at - (you will
>> need to pick the dates back to 2009 to see sample data and
>> reports). The code for this is at - 
>> Since you expressed in GSoC you can work on this as your
>> project. Note that this is different then the master project
>> which focuses on user level monitoring and this is more of a
>> admin level system monitoring. This monitoring tools does not
>> need any pub-sub system and should be more of a report generation
>> based on data in registry. The user level monitoring us for
>> real-time monitoring.
>> Suresh
>> On May 2, 2013, at 2:42 PM, Viknes B <> wrote:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>> I have been playing around with Airavata lately and I feel
>>> adding a couple more features would prove to be really helpful.
>>> Although you can run a workflow easily from the XBaya GUI, and
>>> see the output, it does not provide all the details a
>>> user/admin might want to see. It lets you run/monitor only one
>>> workflow at a time, we don't have a way to access the status of
>>> the workflow or the jobs in the queue, which machine it runs
>>> on, the reason for the failure of a workflow. For an admin who
>>> deploys Airavata, a collective graphical display of the 
>>> experiments and workflows running, the dates related to it, 
>>> notifications about it would be very helpful. I feel it would
>>> be nice to have a simple webapp to display all these
>>> information. The webapp will be lightweight and made using
>>> HTML5 and JS and would provide all the monitoring capabilities
>>> for a user.
>>> Please let me know your thoughts/suggestions.
>>> Thanks Viknes
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