The fermilab data storage infrastructure

Jon Bakken, Eileen Berman, Chih Hao Huang, Alexander Moibenko, Donald Petravick, Michael Zalokar

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Fermilab, in collaboration with the DESY laboratory in Hamburg, Germany, has created a petabyte scale data storage infrastructure to meet the requirements of experiments to store and access large data sets. The Fermilab data storage infrastructure consists of the following major storage and data transfer components: Enstore mass storage system, DCache distributed data cache, ftp and Grid ftp for primarily external data transfers. This infrastructure provides a data throughput sufficient for transferring data from experiments' data acquisition systems. It also allows access to data in the Grid framework.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-104
Number of pages4
JournalDigest of Papers - IEEE Symposium on Mass Storage Systems
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes
Event20th IEEE/11th NASA Goddard Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST 2003) - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Apr 7 2003Apr 10 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture


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