Decentralised Cloud Storage

Decentralised Cloud Storage


Investigate the potential of using Storj Decentralised Cloud Service for scientific data sharing the Rucio scientific data management framework.

Summary of work undertaken 

– We shared scientific dataset using Storj DCS through Zenodo (e.g.

– Performance for upload and download of data on Storj DCS using Rclone was monitored.

– We investigated how to configure Storj DCS as a storage element in Rucio, and performed a synthetic data transfer from a remote Rucio client.


– Workflow and scripts to share data on Storj DCS.

– Performance report (

– Documentation of configuration for Storj as a Rucio storage element (