Feb 16 – 18, 2016
Trieste, Italy
Europe/Rome timezone


Day 1

Welcome from OAT Director : S.Borgani

Workshop Opening (Outline and Logistics) : A.Cremonini (SKAO)

Advanced TANGO Training : L. Pivetta (Instructor - ELETTRA)

We expect this day to contain training that covers all or most of these topics:

  • TANGO installation (multiple installations, major releases etc..)
  • TANGO database (domains, hierarchies…)
  • TANGO device servers (standard servers, advanced features)
  • TANGO serialization model
  • TANGO access control
  • Polling
  • Threading, inheritance, synchronization
  • Events and Alarms
  • HDB++ (adavantages, architectural patterns, hierarchy, domains…)
  • Naming convention + examples

Day 2 — Interactive lessons

Moderators : A.Gotz (ESRF), L. Pivetta ( ELETTRA)

  • SKA-relevant TANGO use cases shall be previously evaluated and prioritised by moderators in order to provide a wide coverage. To the proposers will be asked to give a short presentation (10 min) to introduce the  use case.
  • Questions/open discussion
  • Visit to nearby Elettra Sincrotrone* facilities (Elettra/Fermi)

Elettra - Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A. is a multidisciplinary international research center, specialized in generating high quality synchrotron and free-electron laser light and applying it in materials science. Its mission is to promote cultural, social and economic growth through:

  • Basic and applied research;
  • Technical and scientific training;
  • Transfer of technology and know-how.

Elettra Control System have been developed on TANGO

Day 3 — Building the SKA-TANGO collaboration

Moderators : A.Cremonini, J.S Vela, R. Olguin (SKAO) 

  • SKA roadmap (15-20 minutes)
  • TANGO roadmap (20-30 minutes)
  • Way forward harmonisation (rest of the session)