Prototype Data Discovery Service – Analysis

Objective 

To investigate the potential of developing a cross-site system for data sharing.

Summary of work undertaken 

Investigation into the potential to develop a cross-site Ceph file system using existing DiRAC hardware, including the software configurations required to set up the file system.

The Atempo Miria archiving platform was investigated to determine metadata addition techniques (including automated addition), cross-site integration, user LDAP integration and built-in facilities for Ceph and Lustre.

An assessment of security for both Ceph and Miria.

Outputs

Investigation of Ceph Cloud and Atempo – Final Report

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