Technology Council

Technology Council

Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Technology Council will take place physically on Monday 15 March, at Issy les Moulineaux (Orange Labs R&D facilities near Paris), 2pm until 7pm. For those who wish, the meeting room will be available as of 10am.

Tentativ agenda:

10am welcome and informal discussions
1pm lunch break
2pm start of the meeting

2:00-3:00 OW2 cloud directions
Presentation by Cedric Thomas and open discussion

3:00-4:00 OW2 technology vision document
Discussion on the technology vision document initiated at
In particular, discussion on the component model and the problem of incompatible licenses.

4:00-4:15 coffea break

4:15-5:00 New OW2 projects
Presentation of Tess/CRS (Christophe Dousson, tbc)
Presentation of MIND (Matthieu Leclerc)
Conclusion on pending submitted project EasyFlow

5:00-6:00 OW2 projects and infrastructure
- Finalize policy for OW2 projects and code hosting
- Update and discussion on technology tools offered to the projects
In particular, GIT has been identified. Other requirements to be identified.
- OW2 download statistics
We have noted some strange behaviour in terms of download peaks. We believe some of it comes from robots indexing new projects. Further investigation of Apache logs should be done. Moreover, we have also noted some misuse of the download statistics (examples of images counting as downloads).


Orange Labs (France Telecom R&D)
38 rue du G�n�ral Leclerc
92130 Issy les Moulineaux
Phone : +33 (0)1 46 45 33 27
Metro : Line 12, Station "Mairie d'Issy" or RER C, Station "Issy Val de Seine".
Issy Les Moulineaux is located very close from Paris, on the south-west periphery.

Hotels list (city of Issy les Moulineaux - hotels close from Orange Labs building):

  • Hotel de la Mairie, 2 stars, 4 rue Auguste Gervais. Metro : Mairie d'Issy. 56 euros/night, breakfast 6 euros, Wifi. Phone : +33 (0)1 46 44 02 90
  • Classic Hotel Parc des expositions, 3 stars, 6 rue Auguste Gerbais. Metro : Maririe d'Issy. Around 100 euros/night via internet. Wifi. Phone : +33 (0)1 41 46 10 40
  • Hotel Gabriel, 32 boulevard des fr�res voisins. From 100 to 120 euros/night . Metro : Corentin Celton station. Wifi. Phone : +33 (0)1 40 93 44 15
  • ID�AL Hotel, 11 bis avenue Jean Jaur�s. From 46 to 48 euros/night, 100 m. from the Mairie d'Issy Metro station. Wifi (free access). Phone : +33 (0)1 46 42 25 63
  • Hotel IBIS Paris porte de Versailles/Mairie d'Issy15, avenue Jean Jaures, 96 euros/night, breakfast 9 euros, 100 m. from the Mairie d?Issy Metro. Phone: (+33)1/46383000
Access to Orange Labs/France Telecom R&D offices : See global access plan (Paris view) or detailed plan.

Technology Council Charter

The Technology Council is responsible for building the overall technical architecture, including defining technical guidelines, for providing technology validation, for making Project lifecycle decisions, for monitoring production and overall Projects consistency.

Projects submitted but not yet approved are registered on the OW2 Forge, here.

The Technology Council also defines OW2's architecture vision, it validates the founding charters of Projects and Initiatives and it approves reuse of non-OW2 code into Projects and Initiatives.

The Technology Council provides guidelines to the OPAL Team regarding the evolution of the OW2 technical platform.

Minutes of Technology Council meetings are available here.

Participants in the Technology Council

Florent Benoit: BULL
Ga�l Blondelle: EBM Websourcing (Chairman)
Jacques Cayuela: BULL
Sebastien Chassande-Barrioz: individual member
Pascal Dechamboux: FRANCE TELECOM
SHI Dianxi: NUDT
Didier Donsez: IMAG
Fran�ois Exertier: BULL
YIN Gang (Jack): NUDT
Pierre-Yves Gibello: EXPERLOG
Julien Viet: EXO Platform
Laurent Laudinet: THALES
Alexandre Lefebvre: FRANCE TELECOM
Goulven Le Jeune: BULL LIU Jiangning: CVIC SE
Antoine Mensch: ODONATA
Christophe Ney: WANAGER
Stephane Ribas: INRIA
Guillaume Sauthier: BULL
Jean-Bernard Stefani: INRIA
Miguel Valdez-Faura: BULL
Yongwang ZHAO: BUAA

Minutes of Technology Council meetings

9 December 2009, audioconference

16 November 2009, audioconference, see the agenda of the meeting including presentation material here

29 September 2009, Montbonnot, France (physical meeting, see the corresponding OW2 Quarterly Meeting page for downloading the presentations)

15 September 2009, audioconference (see also the list of proposed topics by Trustie for 29 September)

10 June 2009, audioconference

30 March 2009, Paris, France (physical meeting, see the corresponding OW2 Quarterly Meeting page for downloading the presentations)

23 January 2009, audioconference

2 December 2008, Paris, France (physical meeting, see the corresponding OW2 Quarterly Meeting page for downloading the presentations)

10 October 2008, audioconference

24 September 2008, Paris, France (physical meeting, see the corresponding OW2 Quarterly Meeting page for downloading the presentations)

3 September 2008, audioconference

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