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ESnet Helpful Talks and Tutorials

The talks listed range from overviews to detailed tutorials. As we find and give more talks that help deploy and optimize networks, we will post them here. Please send additional suggestions to [email protected].

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Wagging the Dog: Determining Network Requirements to Drive Modern Network Design

This webinar was presented on February 6th 2015, in collaboration with the Great Plains Network, Network Nebraska, OneNet, KanREN, MOREnet and the South Dakota Board of Regents for the ENCITE (ENhancing CyberInfrastructure by Training and Education) project.  Jason Zurawski from ESnet was the presenter for this webinar. The ENCITE program is funded by NSF Grant number 1440774, and aims to…  Read More

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Science Engagement: Bridging the Technical Divide

This webinar was presented on January 16th 2015, in collaboration with the Great Plains Network, Network Nebraska, OneNet, KanREN, MOREnet and the South Dakota Board of Regents for the ENCITE (ENhancing CyberInfrastructure by Training and Education) project.  Jason Zurawski from ESnet was the presenter for this webinar. The ENCITE program is funded by NSF Grant number 1440774, and aims to…  Read More

Ensuring Network Performance with perfSONAR

  This tutorial was featured as a part of the SC13 Conference in Denver CO, and was given by ESnet's Jason Zurawski.  To recieve emails about this series, and other opportunities to learn about networking and science, subscribe to the ESnet fasterdata events list: https://groups.google.com/a/lbl.gov/forum/#!forum/esnet-cybinf-engr Summary of the Tutorial: A key component to Super Computing is…  Read More

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Delivering a Campus Data Service with Globus and ESnet

This webinar focused on data transfers for the life sciences. Talks were given by Jason Zurawski from ESnet, Steve Tuecke from Globus Online, David Lifka from the Cornell University Center for Advanced Computing, and Brock Palen from the University of Michigan.  This webinar is part of a series of webinars that ESnet and Globus Online will be hosting from 2013--2014.  To recieve emails about…  Read More

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Big Data Management for Science

This webinar focused on data transfers for the life sciences. Talks were given by Brian Tierney from ESnet, Steve Tuecke from Globus Online, Andrew McElrone from the University of California Davis, and Yasmin Carter from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. This webinar is part of a series of webinars that ESnet and Globus Online will be hosting from 2013--2014.  To recieve emails about…  Read More

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Science DMZ 101

Science DMZ 101 was a talk given by Eli Dart at the recent Focused Technical Workshop series (hosted by ESnet and Internet2). Dart introduces the "Data Transfer Trifecta" and discusses data transfer nodes (DTNs), network architecture with the Science DMZ, and performance testing and measurement. He also discusses TCP performance issues and why researchers performing data-intensive science should…  Read More

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Network Performance Overview for Scientific Networking

At the ESnet and Internet2 Focused Technical Workshop, Jason Zurawski gave an overview of the importance of using network performance testing tools.  He asked questions like, how do we develop insurance against poor network performance? How do we eliminate the need for users to say “ hey! It’s not working…”? And one of the answers is given by deploying perfSONAR at and on your local…  Read More

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Introduction to perfSONAR for NSF CC-NIE Awardees

  Introduction to perfSONAR for NSF CC-NIE Awardees (pdf): Jason Zurawski, Eli Dart, Mary Hester, Lauren Rotman, and Brian Tierney, June 2013. Download the full webinar (zip of SWF) Download audio only…  Read More

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Achieving the Science DMZ

Achieving the Science DMZ: Eli Dart, Eric Pouyoul, Brian Tierney, and Joe Breen, Joint Techs, January 2012. (watch the webcast) Tutorial in 4 sections: Overview and Architecture, Building a Data Transfer Node, Bulk Data Transfer Tools and PerfSONAR, Case Study: University of Utah's Science…  Read More

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How to Build a Low Cost Data Transfer Node

How to Build a Low Cost Data Transfer Node: Eric Pouyoul, Brian Tierney and Eli Dart, Joint Techs, July…  Read More