Welcome to the GridPP DataManagement wiki
This section of the wiki is maintained by Sam Skipsey, specifically to help support UK Tier 2 sites as part of the GridPP project. It may also contain things of interest to end users of the LHC Computing Grid, and anyone else interested in data management issues in grids.
Also maintained by the GridPP Storage and Data Management Group.
Data Management for Sites
- Tier 2 DM Requirements gives the client components you need at your site.
- File Catalog Maintenance gives advice on how to manage files stored at your site which are found in experiment file catalogs.
Data Management Components
- This Data Management Overview is a good place to start.
- Key elements of the Grid Middleware will be a Information System,File Catalog and a File Copy Service.
Data management support for GridPP Tier 2s is provided by the GridPP Storage and Data Management Group. Specifically, Sam Skipsey at Glasgow is our data management expert.
See the 2007-Q1_Transfer Tests summary for the most recent service tests. More recent results are part of the STEP09 WLCG test, and are reported in the relevant locations on WLCG wiki resources.