Centrally managed name resolution schemes for EPICS

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The Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System (EPICS) uses a broadcast method to locate resources and controls distributed across control servers. There are many advantages offered by using a centrally managed name resolution method, in which resources are located using a repository. The suitability of DCE Directory Service as a name resolution method is explored, and results from a study involving DCE are discussed. An alternative nameserver method developed and in use at the Thomas Jefferson national Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) is described and results of integrating this new method with existing EPICS utilities presented. The various methods discussed in ... continued below

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Jun, D.; Bryan, D. & Watson, W. December 1, 1997.

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  • Jun, D. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing (China). Inst. of High Energy Physics
  • Bryan, D.
  • Watson, W. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States)

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The Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System (EPICS) uses a broadcast method to locate resources and controls distributed across control servers. There are many advantages offered by using a centrally managed name resolution method, in which resources are located using a repository. The suitability of DCE Directory Service as a name resolution method is explored, and results from a study involving DCE are discussed. An alternative nameserver method developed and in use at the Thomas Jefferson national Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) is described and results of integrating this new method with existing EPICS utilities presented. The various methods discussed in the paper are compared.

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INIS; OSTI as DE98001406

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  • 1997 international conference on accelerator and large experimental physics control systems, Beijing (China), 3-9 Nov 1997

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  • Other: DE98001406
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/40150--1207
  • Report No.: JLAB-ACC--97-31;CONF-971171--
  • Grant Number: AC05-84ER40150
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 563272
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc693455

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Jun, D.; Bryan, D. & Watson, W. Centrally managed name resolution schemes for EPICS, article, December 1, 1997; Newport News, Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc693455/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.