Changes between Version 29 and Version 30 of SPIDocs


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Oct 13, 2014 10:40:09 AM (7 years ago)
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faber
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    1818  A researcher who builds and carries out experiments using resources controlled by the testbed.
    1919 Projects::
    20   Administrative groupings of users that embody the trust chains that underly researcher access.  A researcher has access to the testbed as a whole because they are a member of an approved project.  Trusted users can add other users to an approved project, reducing the administrative overhead.
     20  Administrative groupings of users that embody the trust chains that underly researcher access.  A researcher has access to the testbed as a whole because they are a member of an approved project.  Trusted users can add other users to an approved project, reducing the administrative overhead.  Because creating a project directly involves committing trust to a user to both use testbed resources and allow others to do so, a project is more heavyweight than a circle.
    2121 Circles::
    22   Groupings of trusted users that embody the sharing of data and resources among researchers.  Adding or removing users from circles gives them permission to access resources in use for experimentation or excludes them from such resources.
     22  Groupings of trusted users that embody the sharing of data and resources among researchers.  Adding or removing users from circles gives them permission to access resources in use for experimentation or excludes them from such resources.  Circles are more dynamic than projects, and represent collaboration and sharing among users who are already trusted by the testbed administration.
    2323 Experiments::
    2424  A description of a research activity.  An experiment is composed of '''aspects''', each of which embodies some facet of the activity.  Currently the SPI recognizes 4 aspects: