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    HPC Web overview - Mobyle Workshop - September 28, 2012 HPC Web overview - Mobyle Workshop - September 28, 2012 Presentation Transcript

    • Pasteur Institute – Mobyle Developers Workshop28 September 2012 Jennifer Dommer, HPC Web Developer Alex Levitsky, HPC Infrastructure Team Lead NIAID OCICB Bioinformatics & Computational Biosciences Branch (BCBB)
    • Outline What is HPC Web? Project Goals and Background (5 min.) HPC Web Design (10 min.) Use of the Mobyle Framework in HPC Web (10 min.) HPC Web Video Demos (15 min.) BMID and BMPS Overview HPC Web Next Steps Questions/Discussion (10 min.) 2
    • What is HPC Web? Web application developed by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Bioinformatics and Computational Biosciences Branch (BCBB) HPC Web Team: • Alex Levitsky, HPC Infrastructure Team Lead • Vivek Gopalan, Former HPC Infrastructure Team Lead • Jennifer Dommer, Software Developer • Jie Li, Former Software Developer • Ramandeep Kaur, Software Developer • Karlynn Noble, Designer/Communications • Darrell Hurt, Mariam Quinones, Andrew Oler, Vijay Nagarajan, Xavier Ambroggio, Kurt Wollenberg, Mike Dolan, Burke Squires, Maarten Leerkes, Subject Matter Experts • Nick Weber, Project Manager • Tram Huyen, Project Sponsor 3
    • What is HPC Web? Web interface to NIAID High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster Leverages Mobyle framework for job submission, data management, and pipeline creation 4
    • NIAID HPC Cluster Configuration 5
    • Project Goals Democratize access to high performance computing resources • Allow non-command-line-savvy bench researchers to access sophisticated computational tools and infrastructure for their high-throughput research data Provide capabilities to: • Engage an interactive user community • Access, manage, and share HPC files through an intuitive web interface • Run, track progress, and re-run jobs using simple web forms and interfaces • Create simple, automated analysis pipelines 6
    • Project Background 2010 • NIAID HPC infrastructure established – Small cluster of ~5 nodes, 30 cores • Late 2010 HPC Web v1 released – Static content about how to use HPC resources, which applications were installed, and how to use them – Frameworks established, including integration of Mobyle – Simple functionality for requesting accounts and support, viewing cluster status, engaging with community, etc. – Integrated with custom UCSC Track Manager application 2011 • HPC Web phase II development began – Cluster had grown from 5 to nearly 40 nodes, from 30 to nearly 400 cores – Project scope to include job submission, data mangement, and pipeline creation from web 7
    • Project Background (continued) 2012 • Cluster continuing to grow (now ~50 nodes, 600+ cores, GPU- and Infiniband-enabled) • Approximately 750 TB data, with plans in place to expand data storage and implement hierarchical storage management / archiving mechanisms to support future growth • HPC Web Phase II released in May 2012 – ~20 applications with Mobyle interfaces, for a total of ~60 forms for job submission (including sub-packages for applications, e.g., tools within SAMtools suite) – Limited number of standardized workflow templates  E.g., RNA-seq-single-sample-mapping, which maps RNA- seq reads to a reference genome using TopHat, then passes the alignment file to 1) Cufflinks to assemble transcripts and quantify the expression and to 2) SAMtools to index the alignment file) 8
    • HPC Web Server Authorization Storage Apache user module /Shared folder (hpcwebadm) Apache user /group folder Apache user /application folder Mobyle library Apache user Apache user DRMAA library Apache user SGE submit SGE Compute host Apache user nodesHPC Web job submission implementation schema using Mobyle
    • HPC Web Mobyle Job Management Interface Let‘s focus on the job bl2seq.T11045404625893
    • Mobyle job results page for bl2seq.T11045404625893 BLAST result obtained from server
    • SGE account details job bl2seq.T11045404625893 Job runs using SGE DRMAA library is used for job submission from Mobyle Job runs as apache user We could show any of these parameters in the HPC Web interface • Start time • Queue time • End time • Cpu time qacct command for the job
    • HPC Web Video Demos Navigating the HPC Web interface: • http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_emb edded&v=cxxALr5PGlY Using My File Manager in HPC Web • http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_emb edded&v=9K8h2l28S2Y Submitting jobs to Cluster from HPC Web • http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_emb edded&v=9K8h2l28S2Y 13
    • BCBB Mobyle Interface Designer (BMID) A web based GUI for creating Mobyle XML using drag-and-drop options and wizards Eliminates the need to manually generate XML, aiming to facilitate community creation of interfaces and minimize development “bottlenecks” 14
    • Mobyle Framework: Command-line Application to Web Application 15
    • BCBB Mobyle Pipeline System (BMPS) Leverages Mobyle framework to string applications together such that the output of one process becomes the input of the next Simplifies analysis by automating standard set of procedures that may have previously required manual processing Enables sharing of useful/novel pipelines among users Facilitates QC analysis by making it easy to iteratively tweak one or a few parameters of an application within a saved pipeline and validate results 16
    • Example BMPS TemplateOther BMPS template examplesavailable in HPC Web:• ChIP-seq-with-control• Map-reads-and-index• Fastq-quality-boxplot 17
    • Next Steps in HPC Web Development Continued development of web forms, especially for NGS and structural biology applications BMID interface enhancements BMPS/Pipeline system enhancements, including additional templates Integration with Mobyle2 framework 18
    • Feature Request Considerations Workflow template sharing between HPC users Data sharing with non-HPC account holders, including those outside NIH Ability for users to create their own application interfaces using BCBB Mobyle Interface Designer (BMID), and share interfaces with others 19
    • Discussion Comments/Questions? 20
    • Thank You! For more information, please contact: 21
    • Reference Slides 22
    • HPC Web System Architecture 23
    • Client SGE worker Bio Applications JavaScript enabled Browser SGE TopHat BowTie SSAHA etc Ajax libraries (Only during development) Enterprise Storage GWT GWT - DND Web server/SGE submit host GWT - Incubator SGE DRMAA Library JSON object Jespa library Python Java CXF web services library MobyleFramework Apache Web Server Tomcat web server SOAP Object LDAP Collab server Sharpoint site 24