The CMS dataset bookkeeping service

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The CMS Dataset Bookkeeping Service (DBS) has been developed to catalog all CMS event data from Monte Carlo and Detector sources. It provides the ability to identify MC or trigger source, track data provenance, construct datasets for analysis, and discover interesting data. CMS requires processing and analysis activities at various service levels and the DBS system provides support for localized processing or private analysis, as well as global access for CMS users at large. Catalog entries can be moved among the various service levels with a simple set of migration tools, thus forming a loose federation of databases. DBS is ... continued below

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Afaq, Anzar,; /Fermilab; Dolgert, Andrew; /Cornell U., Phys. Dept.; Guo, Yuyi; /Fermilab et al. October 1, 2007.

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The CMS Dataset Bookkeeping Service (DBS) has been developed to catalog all CMS event data from Monte Carlo and Detector sources. It provides the ability to identify MC or trigger source, track data provenance, construct datasets for analysis, and discover interesting data. CMS requires processing and analysis activities at various service levels and the DBS system provides support for localized processing or private analysis, as well as global access for CMS users at large. Catalog entries can be moved among the various service levels with a simple set of migration tools, thus forming a loose federation of databases. DBS is available to CMS users via a Python API, Command Line, and a Discovery web page interfaces. The system is built as a multi-tier web application with Java servlets running under Tomcat, with connections via JDBC to Oracle or MySQL database backends. Clients connect to the service through HTTP or HTTPS with authentication provided by GRID certificates and authorization through VOMS. DBS is an integral part of the overall CMS Data Management and Workflow Management systems.

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  • Prepared for International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 07), Victoria, BC, Canada, 2-7 Sep 2007

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-07-498-CD
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 922732
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc899832

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Afaq, Anzar,; /Fermilab; Dolgert, Andrew; /Cornell U., Phys. Dept.; Guo, Yuyi; /Fermilab et al. The CMS dataset bookkeeping service, article, October 1, 2007; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc899832/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.