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ACRONYMS

EXPLANATION

A

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

AAA

Authentication Authorization Accounting

ACL Access Control List

AFC

Administrative Federation Committee

AFM

Administrative Federation Meeting

AGM

Architecture Group Member

ALICE

LHC physic experiment

AliEn

Grid for Alice experiment

AM

Activity Manager

APEL

EGEE/LCG Accounting Application

API

Application Programming Interface

ARDA

Architectural Roadmap Toward Distributed Analysis

ATF

Architecture Task Force (replaced by PTF)

ATLAS

LHC physic experiment

AWG

Application Working Group

B

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

BaBar

B and B-bar experiment

BAR

Bandwidth Allocation and Reservation

BCU

Biocomputing Unit

BDII

Berkeley Database Information Index

BI

Bio Informatics

BioMed

Bio Medical VO

BMI

Bio Medical Informatics

C

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

CA

Certification Authority

CA

Consortium Agreement

CB

Collaboration Board

CC

Cost Claims

CDF

Collider Detector Experiment at Fermilab

CE

Compute Element

CERN

European Organisation for Nuclear Research

CHEP

Computing in High Energy Physics

CIC

Core Infrastructure Centrer

CIS

Core Infrastructure Services

CM

Cluster Manager

CMMi

Capability Maturity Model Integration

CMS

LHC physic experiment

COD

CIC-on-duty

Compass

Physics experiment at CERN

CRL Certificat Revocation List
CT Certification and Testing Team

CVS

Concurrent Versions System

CyGRID

Cyprus Grid

D

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

D-CH

German-Swiss Federation

D0

DØ Experiment

DAGS

Directed Acyclic GraphS (work-flow software from CONDOR project)

DAIS

Data Access and Integration Services

DataGrid

European DataGrid

DCS

Dynamic connectivity Service

DEISA

Distributed European Infrastructure for Supercomputing Aplications

diffserv

differentiated services

DN Distinguished Name

DoS

Denial of Service

DPM

Disk Pool Manager

Dteam

Deployment team

E

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

e-IRGSP

e-Infrastructure Reflection Group Support Project

EAC

External Advisory Committee

EC

European Commission

EDG

European DataGrid

EDMS

Engineering Data Management Service (Cern Document Management tool)

EELA

Extending EGEE to Latin America

EGAAP

EGEE Generic Application Advisory Panel

EGEE

Enabling Grids for E-sciencE

EGO

European Grid Organisation

eIRG

e-Infrastructure Reflection group

EIS

Experiment Integration Structure

EL

Enterprise Linux

EMBnet

European Molecular Biology network

EMT

Engineering Management Team

ENOC

EGEE Network Operation Centre

EO

Earth observation

ERA

European Research Area

ESC

EGEE Support Committee

ESR

Earth Science research

ESUS

Experiment Specific User Support

ETICS eInfrastructure for Testing, Integration and Configuration of Software

EU

European Union

EUGridPMA

European Grid Authentication policy management authority for e-science

F

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

FAQ

Frequently asked questions

FCR Freedom of Choice tool

FR

Federation representative

FR

French federation

FTE

Full Time Equivalent

FTS

File Transfer System

FZK

Karlsruhe

G

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

GAE

HEP software

GAG

Grid Application Group

GAP

Gender Action Plan

GD

Grid Deployment

GE

Gigabit-Ethernet

GEANT

European Academic Network

GENIUS

Grid Enabled web eNvironment for site Independent User job Submission

GGF

Global Grid Forum

GGUS

Global Grid User Support

GigE

Gigabit Ethernet

GIIS

Grid Information Index Server

GILDA

Grid INFN Laboratory for dissemination activities

gLite

Codename of the middleware software suite developed by JRA1

GN2

Codename for GEANT-2 (the successor to the GEANT network)

GOC

Grid Operation Center

GOCDB

Grid Operations Centre Database

Grid3 The Grid 3 Project in the USA

GridICE

Grid monitoring software

GridKA

Grid based on Karlsruhe in Germany

GUID Grid User Identifier
Gstat Grid Statistics monitoring tool

GSC

Grid Support Center

GST Grid Services Testing

GT

Globus Toolkit

GUT Grid Unit Testing

H

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

HEP

High Energy Physics

HepCAL

HEP Application Grid requirements

I

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

I3

Integrated Infrastructure Initiative

IA64

Instruction Architecture-64

IAG

Israeli Academy Grid

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (standardisation)
IF Industry Forum

ISO 9001

International Organization for Standardization: Quality assurance normalization

IST

Information Society Technologies

IT

Italian Federation

ITIL Information Technology Infrastructure Library

J

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

JDL Job Description Language

JRA

Joint Research Activity

JRA1

EGEE Middleware Re-engineering and Integration activity

JRA2

EGEE Quality Assurance activity

JRA3

EGEE Security activity

JRA4

EGEE Network Services development activity

JSPG

Joint security policy group

K

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

KA

Karlsruhe

KCA Kerberized Certificate Authority

L

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

L&B

Logging and Bookkeeping software

LAN Local Area Network

LCG-0/1/2

LHC Computing Grid Middleware 0/1/2

LCG LHC Computing Grid

LDAP

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

LFC LCG File Catalog
LFN Logical File Name

LHC

Large Hadron Collider

LHcb

LHC physic experiment

LRC

LCG Resource Catalog

M

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

MDS Monitoring and Discovery System

MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

MPI

Message Passing Interface software

MSS Mass Storage System

MW

Middleware

MyProxy MyProxy service: This service provides a credential repository so that users can be authenticated

N

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

NA

Networking Activity

NA1

EGEE Project Management activity

NA2

EGEE Dissemination and Outreach activity

NA3

EGEE User Training and Induction

NA4

EGEE application identification and support activity

NA5

EGEE International Cooperation activity

NE

Northern Europe Federation

NEG

Northern European Grid

NGIS

National Grid Initiatives

NMI NSF Middleware Initiative (National Science Foundation)

NOC

Network Operation Center

NPM

Network Performance Monitoring

NREN

National Research and Education Network

O

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

OAG

Operation Advisory Group

OCC

Operations Coordination Centre

OGSA

Open Grid Services Architecture

OGSI

Open Grid Services Infrastructure

OMC

Operation Management Center

OMII

Open Middleware Infrastructure Institute

Oracle

Data base management system

OSCT

Operational Security Coordination Team

OSG

Open Science Grid

OSI

Open Source Initiative

P

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

PBS

Product breakdown structure

PD

Project Director

PDG

Protein Design Group

PEB

Project Execution Board

PIC

Policy and International Cooperation

PKI

Public Key Infrastructure

PM

x Person Month / Project Month x

PMA

Policy Management Authority

PMB

Project Management Board

PO

Project Office

POOL

HEP software

PPS

Pre-Production Service

PPT

Project Progress Tracking tool

PR

EU Periodic Reports

PR

Public Relations

PROOF

HEP software

PS Production Service Environment

PTD

Project Technical Director

PTF

Project Technical Forum

Q

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

QA

Quality Assurance

QAG

Quality Assurance Group

QAM

Quality Assurance Management

QAR

Quality Assurance Representative

QI

Quality Indicator

QoS

Quality Of Services

QR

EU Quarterly Report

QUATTOR

Optimisation Toolkit for Optimising Resources

R

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

R-GMA

Relational-Grid Monitoring Architecture

RAID

Redundant array of inexpensive disks

RB

Resource Broker

RBAC

Rules Based Access Control

RC

Resource Center

RDIG

Russian Data Intensive Grid

Remedy

Problem tracking software for helpdesks

RH

Red Hat

RLS

Replica Location Service

RM

Release Manager

ROC

Regional Operation Center

RoGRID

Romanian GRID

RPM RPM package Manager

RSS

Really Simple Syndication

RTAG

Requirements Technical Assessment Group

RU

Russian federation

S

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

SA

Specific Service Activity

SA1

EGEE European Grid Support, Operation and Management activity

SA2

EGEE Network Resource Provision activity

SA3 Integration & Testing activity within EGEE II

SCG

Security Coordination Group

SCM

Software Configuration Management

SE

Storage Element

SEAL

HEP software

SEE

South East Europe

SEEGRID

South East Grid e-Infrastructure Development

SEEREN

South East European Research Networking

SFT

Site Functional Test

SGM

Security Group Member

SIMBA

Cern Mailing list management tool

SIPS Site Integrated Proxy Services

SL

Scientific Linux

SLA

Service Level Agreement

SLOC Software Lines Of Code (number of)

SLR

Service Level Request

SLS

Service Level Specification

SM

Software manager

SOA

Service Oriented Architecture

SPI

Cern Software Process Infrastructure

SRB Storage Resource Broker

SRM

Storage Research Manager

SSA

Special Support Action

SU

Support unit

SURL Storage Uniform Resource Location
SuSE Linux distribution

SW

Software

SW

South West Europe Federation

SweGrid

Swedish national Grid resource for science and research

T

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

TA

Technical Annex

TAB

Technical Advisory Board

TCG

Technical Coordination Group

TD

Technical Director

TNLC

Technical Network Liaison Committee

TPM Ticket Process Management
TT Trouble Ticket

U

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

UF Users Forum

UIG

User Information Group

UK-I

UK-Ireland federation

UML

Unified Modelling Language

UoW University of Wisconsin/Madison

US

United States of America

V

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

VV

Verification and Validation activity

VDT

Virtual Data Toolkit

VO

Virtual Organization

VOMS

VO Management Service

W

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

WAN Wide Area Network

WBS

Work breakdown structure

WCIT

World Congress on Information Technology

WLM WorkLoad Management software

WMS

Workload Management System

WN

Worker Node

WS

Web Server

WSRF

Web Services Resource Framework

X

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

XML

eXtensible Markup Language

Y

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

YAIM

Yet Another Installation Method

Z

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