Testing performance of standards-based protocols in DPM

Skipsey, S., Bhimji, W. and Rocha, R. (2012) Testing performance of standards-based protocols in DPM. In: International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2012), New York, NY, USA, 21-25 May 2012, 052064. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/396/5/052064)

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Abstract

In the interests of the promotion of the increased use of non-proprietary protocols in grid storage systems, we perform tests on the performance of WebDAV and pNFS transport with the DPM storage solution. We find that the standards-based protocols behave similarly to the proprietary standards currently in use, despite encountering some issues with the state of the implementation itself. We thus conclude that there is no performance-based reason to avoid using such protocols for data management in future.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Skipsey, Dr Samuel
Authors: Skipsey, S., Bhimji, W., and Rocha, R.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2012 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
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