PIs:  Ian Foster and Mike Papka

Objective: To study use cases, implementation methods, policies, and operational characteristics of a campus storage service.

Testbed description:  The Petrel testbed has 32 GridFTP servers co-located with 1.7 TB storage. Installed software includes GPFS for parallel file system operations, Globus Connect Server software for remote access, and Globus Nexus identity and group management system to permit group-based access control to storage allocations http://petrel.alcf.anl.gov.