Implementation of a distributed multiterabyte storage system

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The University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory are building a highly distributed storage system to meet the needs of a cross-disciplinary group of scientists and to investigate the issues involved in implementing such a system. The storage system is based on IBM 3590/3494 tape technology managed by ADSM software. High-speed wide-area networking is required to support the distributed user community. NFS, DFS, FTP, and other user access methods are supported. A simulation project undertaken to guide system development has provided useful insights even in the calibration and design phases.

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Hereld, M.; Nickless, B. & Stevens, R. November 24, 1999.

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The University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory are building a highly distributed storage system to meet the needs of a cross-disciplinary group of scientists and to investigate the issues involved in implementing such a system. The storage system is based on IBM 3590/3494 tape technology managed by ADSM software. High-speed wide-area networking is required to support the distributed user community. NFS, DFS, FTP, and other user access methods are supported. A simulation project undertaken to guide system development has provided useful insights even in the calibration and design phases.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 24 Nov 1999

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  • Report No.: ANL/MCS-TM--235
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/750807 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 750807
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710747

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Hereld, M.; Nickless, B. & Stevens, R. Implementation of a distributed multiterabyte storage system, report, November 24, 1999; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710747/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.