Due in about 7 months (05/13/2021)

Roadmap Summary

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  • High priority topics
    • Migration to single-user Factories
      • Maintain or reduce needed operation effort (improvement of Factory scripts)
    • Add support for tokens
      • Use HTCondor token-auth for Glideins authentication
      • Support submission of Glideins to sites using sci-token
      • Authenticate Factory and Frontend using sci-tokens
    • Improve modularity and code quality (especially of Frontend)
      • Move to Python 3
      • Improve code quality
      • Make the code more modular (especially the Frontend)
      • Expand, simplify and automate testing
      • Have a Python 3 version in OSG upcoming by the beginning of June
      • Keep supporting Python 2 until OSG 3.4 is supported (probably Fall 2020)
    • Singularity support
      • Allow VO scripts also inside Singularity
      • Allow CVMFS/Singularity when none is available on worker node
      • Singularity invocation via HTCondor
      • Support condor_ssh_to_job for Singularity jobs
    • Use more of HTCondor features in GWMS
      • Blackhole prevention
      • Singularity invocation via HTCondor
      • Use of tokens (security without x509 certificates)
    • Automatic Factory configuration generation, via CRIC
    • Upgrade Frontend and Factory monitoring
      • Collaborate with UCSD (Edgar) and merge the results in production
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