Architecture Working Group

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AWG's mission is to develop the protocols that will open up the Second Life Grid from something operated solely by Linden Lab to where others can run parts of the grid.

  • Basic info here.
  • Learn more about scope, timeframe, getting started, process and best practices in About AWG.


AWG Meetings

Formal meetings will likely be held 3-4 times/year and located in Second Life to facilitate broad participation. Meetings will be coordinated on SLDev.

  • AWG Meeting 2: Scheduled for 18 March 2008, 8am-noon Pacific Daylight Time. See invitation posted to sldev for details and instructions for RSVP-ing.
  • AWG Meeting 1: Agenda, transcript, work items, participant responses and other resources.

Zero's Office Hours

Engineering Director Zero Linden hosts technical discussions about Second Life Grid development at his office hours 2x/week. Date, time, location and transcripts available at User:Zero Linden.

NB: Task-based work groups are encouraged to self-organize community meetings to move forward particular work areas and discuss hot topics as needed. See Resources below.

Documents and Resources


The current, and first, draft of "Second Life Grid - Open Grid Protocol" can be found here:

Please Note: The draft page is locked because we want a stable reference for discussion and to base the next draft on. Each section in the draft has a link on the right to a discussion for that particular section. Discuss!

Design Documents

The current state of the group's design:


Related efforts, groups and work: