Taking the C out of CVMFS

Skipsey, S., Doherty, T. and Turner, A. G. D. (2012) Taking the C out of CVMFS. In: International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2012), New York, NY, USA, 21-25 May 2012, 042054. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/396/4/042054)

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Abstract

The Cern Virtual Machine File System is most well known as a distribution mechanism for the WLCG VOs@@ experiment software; as a result, almost all the existing expertise is in installing clients mount the central Cern repositories. We report the results of an initial experiment in using the cvmfs server packages to provide Glasgow-based repository aimed at software provisioning for small UK-local VOs. In general, although the documentation is sparse, server configuration is reasonably easy, with some experimentation. We discuss the advantages of local CVMFS repositories for sites, with some examples from our test VOs, vo.optics.ac.uk and neiss.org.uk.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Doherty, Mr Thomas and Skipsey, Dr Samuel
Authors: Skipsey, S., Doherty, T., and Turner, A. G. D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Journal of Physics: Conference Series
ISSN:1742-6588
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2012 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
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