PLE Video Tutorial: Adding Nodes to a Slice

(A new version of this video is available at:
The video is also available on the PlanetLab Europe Channel on DailyMotion and on YouTube)

PLE Video Tutorial: Renewing a Slice

Slices have a finite lifetime and must be periodically renewed. A new video demonstrates how users can renew their slices.

IEEE P2P Conference, September 9-11 2009

Jeannie Albrecht is presenting "PlanetLab-P2P Testing in the Wild" at the IEEE P2P'09 Conference, Wednesday, 9 September, late afternoon session Evaluation Tools session.

Job offers

PlanetLab Europe is pleased to announce two job opportunities, Chief Testbed Operations Engineer and System Administrator. Both jobs are 12 month contract positions

PLE Video Tutorial: Assigning Users to a Slice

A new video explains how Principal Investigators assign users to a slice.

PLE Video Tutorial: Creating a Slice

The newest PLE tutorial video explains how the Principal Investigator creates slices.

PLE Video Tutorial: Local Infrastructure

The newest PLE tutorial video explains the four roles required at each PlanetLab Europe site.

PLE Video: OneLab project video

Serge Fdida presented a OneLab project video at the FIREweek 2009 in Lulea, Sweden.

The video summarizes how OneLab is furthering FIRE objectives by making developers of distributed computing solutions and services more effective, by providing federated access to PlanetLab and other private testbed networks, as well as monitoring and measurement services.

Update to 4.3-rc10


  • Rerun initscripts when a slice goes from disabled to enabled.


  • Sort "Last Contact" column on node list pages.
  • The interface no longer supports the generic CD or USB image. Systems using the old "CD + floppy" approach should burn a new CD specific to that machine.
  • Node view includes the MAC address and this can be edited.

FIREweek, July 1-2 2009

The conference “FIRE and Living Labs – Future Internet by the people” was held July 1-2, in Lulea, Sweden. Approximately 300 participants from 27 countries were at the conference.

The FIRE community focuses on Future Internet Research and Experimentation and the Living Labs community with the mission to engage people, users as co-creators in the development of new successful products and services.

During the conference, Mario Compolargo announced the technical requirements for call 5.

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