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Eastern Europe Partnership Event - 002 zoran jovanovic

  1. 1. AMRES – Combining national, regional and & EU efforts Eastern Europe Partnership Event, 8 November 2011, Bucharestwww.amres.ac.rs 1
  2. 2. Who are we? - Why AMRES/UoB? !   In ’90s UoB (computer centre) was appointed by the Government to develop and operate Serbian NREN. Computer centres of other major universities (NI, NS, KG) were also involved. !   UoB Computer centre (RCUB) !   Approx. 40 employees !   Two main teams: !   Networking (AMRES) !   Software – university IS, network monitoring tools, GN3 tools, other commercial software !   2007-2010 – AMRES project financed by the Government !   Recently Serbian Government made a decision towww.amres.ac.rs establish new legal entity called AMRES 2
  3. 3. AMRES development •  Internal infrastructure •  2 Mbps towards GRNET •  more than 130 institutions •  Additional 2x2 Mbps •  small capacities (up to 2 Mbps) •  International cooperation •  Small capacity of the external link – congestion •  First step •  Significant digital divideSEERA-EI PSC03 meeting, Belgrade, 21-22 December 2009
  4. 4. AMRES development •  Donation from Germany and Max Planck institute •  Support by the Ministry of Science •  First regional project •  Leap frog – Gigabit backbone, dark fiber •  34 Mbps capacity •  Internal traffic increase •  heavily utilized, but not congested •  External link still congested •  Improved cooperation with end- institutions and usersSEERA-EI PSC03 meeting, Belgrade, 21-22 December 2009
  5. 5. AMRES development•  New gigabit network – dark fiber •  New FP 6 projects •  >20 gigabit intercity links many intra-city DF links •  infrastructure •  1 Gpbs CBF towards HUNGARNET •  regional connectivity •  Backup Internet link through Telekom Srbija •  GRID
  6. 6. AMRES development
  7. 7. AMRES network - current status   AMRES: !  155 member institutions !  150,000 active users !  ~2200 km dark fibre links !  20 cities covered !  Managed by UoB/RCUB and other service centres!   CBF towards HU, BA, primary Internet link towards HU (1 Gbps)!   Backup links and exchange over Telekom Serbia and SBB (34 Mbps, 1Gbps)!   All the regular network services: IPv4, IPv6, multicast, web, mail, eduroam, DNS, domain registration, VPN, videoconferencing, media portal, server hosting, virtualization, 3-level NOC operating 24/7…
  8. 8. Current international projects!   FP7 !   SEERA-EI !   HP-SEE !   GN3, active in !  SA2T3 - Perfsonar !  SA3T2 - eduroam !  SA3T3 – eduGAIN !  SA4T1 – Software governance – best practices !  SA4T2 – Software quality assurance !  JRA2T1 – Control and Management !  NA3T4 – Campus best practice !  SA3T4 - eduCONF !  NA2 - PR network!   Tempus: ViCES
  9. 9. AMRES legal entity !   Established by the Serbian government !   AMRES takes over all NREN tasks, rights and obligations as of the day of the operational start. !   AMRES started operations on November 1st 2011. !   AMRES will have approx. 40 employees !   AMRES has managing and supervisory board appointed by the Government !   University of Belgrade (Computer centre) remains a crucial partner in NREN operation !   AMRES has Technical council consisted of service centre employees !   AMRES will offload some of the service operationwww.amres.ac.rs duties to service centres. 9
  10. 10. AMRES projects and plans: 2011 and beyond SEELight project!  Financed by the HiPERB plan of the Greek government (80%) and Serbian government (20%)!  December 2010 - contract for long term dark fibre lease (15 years) signed. Fibres to be delivered by December 2011.!  Rich and redundant dark fibre footprint with approx 4000km of dark fibre in 50 cities. Each city at least 2 institutions – totally 110 new institutions!  New CBF connections (Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia)!  Next activities: DWDM equipment procurement (N x 10 Gb/s)!  L2/L3 equipment procurement.!  Operational start expected: April 2012
  11. 11. Grid resources - AEGIS   AEGIS: Academic and Educational Grid Initiative of Serbia - http://www.aegis.rs/ !   Founded in April 2005 !   Mission: to provide reliable and sustainable Grid infrastructure for Serbian researchers !   Coordination: Institute of Physics Belgrade !   25 Members: !  4 university computer centers !  17 public research organizations !  2 international collaborations !  2 SMEs !   60+ active users !   6 Grid sites, 1094 CPUs, 30 TBs !   6 completed FP6 and FP7 projects: !  SEE-GRID, SEE-GRID-2, SEE-GRID-SCI !  EGEE, EGEE-II, EGEE-III !   2 active projects:www.amres.ac.rs !  EGI-InSPIRE, agINFRA 11
  12. 12. HPC resources – Blue Danube   Blue Danube Supercomputing Initiative - http://www.bluedanube.rs/ !   Lunched in November 2008 !   Mission: to establish the National Supercomputing and Data Storage Facility and pave the way for the network of Serbian HPC centers !   Coordination: Institute of Physics Belgrade !   Current installation: PARADOX cluster !   88 x ( 2 x quad core Xeon E5345 @ 2.33 GHz ) = 704 CPU (1 GB of RAM / core) !   50 TB of disk space and Gigabit Ethernet interconnection !   Upcoming installation (2012): !  3000 x86_64-based CPUs !  InfiniBand interconnection !  M2090 NVidia Tesla cluster !  LINPACK: 40 Tflops !   3 active projects: !  PRACE-1IP, PRACE-2IP !  HP-SEEwww.amres.ac.rs 12
  13. 13. Plans: School network !   Around 3000 school buildings (2000 schools) !   Majority of schools connected currently via commercial providers (DSL, 3G) !   When AMRES starts its operation the traffic from schools will be routed to AMRES !   Content filtering equipment already in place !   AMRES will take over the operation of the school network in futurewww.amres.ac.rs 13
  14. 14. Overview of investments in research and development for the period 2001. – 2008.* Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Total Budget for Science 19,1 30,1 45,8 44,9 56,0 74,9 101,4 105,0 477,4 Estimate of total 1,91 3,01 4,59 3,86 5,60 9,0 13,2 15,5 56,7 investments in RTD infrastructure Investment in RTD 10% 10% 10% 8,6% 10% 12% 13% 14,8% 11,88% infrastructure Serbian budget that is spent annually on RTD ICT infrastructure is estimated at 2 million euros (0.005% of GDP)www.amres.ac.rs * Source: Serbia – ICT RTD Technological Audit, Mineco, 2010 14
  15. 15. Regulatory Framework !   eSEE Agenda+ for Development of Information Society in SEE 2007- 2012; (2007) !   Strategy for the Development of Science and Technology of the Republic of Serbia 2010-2015, (2010)www.amres.ac.rs 15
  16. 16. Main stakeholders !   Ministry for Education and Science !   Ministry of Culture, media and information society !   National Council for Science and Technological developmentwww.amres.ac.rs 16
  17. 17. Plans: Geant PoP and services !   10Gbps Geant connection procurement procedure almost finished !   Eduroam is being spread throughout the country (currently 32 hotspots) !   Federated services under development !   Goal: Enriched service portfoliowww.amres.ac.rs 17
  18. 18. Thank you foryour attention!

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