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Enabling Technologies for Improved Data Management: Hardware

Kerstin van Dam-Kleese, Michael Hopewell
2001 Scientific Programming  
In this environment new challenges are posed for the Management of Data every day, but are we ready to tackle them? Do we know exactly what the challenges are?  ...  Rather a sophisticated hierarchical storage management system (HSM) is required to deliver the necessary capacity for the lowest possible price.  ...  Today's data storage hardware and software is capable to manage data holdings and provide and integrate, transparent hierarchical data storage systems (e.g. companies like StorageTek, FileTek, ADIC, Mass  ... 
doi:10.1155/2001/127609 fatcat:ofyefhm6ezacxa24g3s265lnnm

Distributed Computing [chapter]

Manuel Delfino
2020 Particle Physics Reference Library  
A "Hierarchical Storage Manager" (HSM) is implemented between the Data servers and Tape servers using specific Control and Information servers.  ...  They do not implement any permanent storage, although they often provide volatile disk storage used to temporarily store data while executing a task. • Disk servers: Elements that store data in a stable  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-35318-6_14 fatcat:ph2o7uwap5hw5iegwiegemca64

SnowFlock

Horacio Andrés Lagar-Cavilla, Joseph Andrew Whitney, Adin Matthew Scannell, Philip Patchin, Stephen M. Rumble, Eyal de Lara, Michael Brudno, Mahadev Satyanarayanan
2009 Proceedings of the fourth ACM european conference on Computer systems - EuroSys '09  
Virtual Machine (VM) fork is a new cloud computing abstraction that instantaneously clones a VM into multiple replicas running on different hosts.  ...  Lack of instantaneous stateful cloning forces users of cloud computing into ad hoc practices to manage application state and cycle provisioning.  ...  Virtual Disk The virtual disks of SnowFlock VMs are implemented with a blocktap ] driver.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1519065.1519067 dblp:conf/eurosys/Lagar-CavillaWSPRLBS09 fatcat:jw5njfvjcnbgbpsgh2dgamge7q

The portable UNIX programming system (PUPS) and CANTOR: a computational environment for dynamical representation and analysis of complex neurobiological data

M. A. O'Neill, C. C. Hilgetag
2001 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
In addition, PUPS has been used for solving multivariate engineering optimization problems and to implement the digital identi¢cation system (DAISY), a system for the automated classi¢cation of biological  ...  (b) Alternative approaches to the analysis of complex data (i) Databases and storage methods Flattened databasesöe.g. traditional relational database management systems (RDBMSs) such as Ingres, Mariposa  ...  In a network computer environment, disk space may be yet another scarce resource.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rstb.2001.0912 pmid:11545702 pmcid:PMC1088514 fatcat:i23zkpatkjfcbhqkois53lwyvm

Near-Memory Address Translation

Javier Picorel, Djordje Jevdjic, Babak Falsafi
2017 2017 26th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT)  
The unit of storage in RAM and disk is the block. A block is a group of spatially contiguous bytes.  ...  Virtual memory abstracts the programmer from the system's available memory capacity and explicit managing the allocation between storage and memory.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pact.2017.56 dblp:conf/IEEEpact/PicorelJF17 fatcat:zgsfj7v4pjazdcfb5hcyemndea

User-Defined Functions for HDF5 [article]

Lucas C. Villa Real, Maximilien de Bayser
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Scientific datasets are known for their challenging storage demands and the associated processing pipelines that transform their information.  ...  We provide details on the software architecture that supports user-defined functions (UDFs) and how it integrates with hardware accelerators and computational storage.  ...  Hierarchical Data Format One of the most popular scientific data formats adopted by Earth Sciences is HDF5, a general-purpose hierarchical data format developed by The HDF Group.  ... 
arXiv:2109.11709v1 fatcat:thjvemkxfjhpniofip6zubx67a

Automated data collection using bar code

John M. Eiler, Walter W. Nelson, Craig C. Jensen, Steven P. Johnson
1989 Behavoir research methods, instruments & computers  
Additional programmable configurations (such as requirements for hierarchical data entry) can subtract between 256 and 512 bytes of available RAM storage.  ...  Staff with no prior computer experience are successfully trained in downloading, file storage, and recharging procedures in less than 2 h. Automated data management.  ... 
doi:10.3758/bf03203870 fatcat:mcafggudyzchnpscxzngwaoz6m

Multi-scale Assemblage for Procedural Texturing

G. Gilet, J-M. Dischler, D. Ghazanfarpour
2012 Computer graphics forum (Print)  
Thus, putting efforts on "on-the-fly" computations instead of "out-of-core" memory management seems promising for managing virtual scenes with ever-increasing visual complexity.  ...  For the top example, we used the daisy flower model defined in figure 5.  ...  Introduction Content creators tend to design larger and larger virtual worlds characterized by a huge amount of visual details, which are commonly modeled using textures.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8659.2012.03204.x fatcat:2mf7hp6xqnavphuyxkcgc7uinm

Personal distributed computing: the Alto and Ethernet software

Butler Lampson
1986 Proceedings of the ACM Conference on The history of personal workstations  
Smalltalk also has a software-implemented virtual memory scheme that considerably relaxes the storage limitations of the Alto.  ...  In 1984 a personal computer with four times the memory and disk storage, and a display half the size, could be bought for about $3500.  ...  Spruce includes the font management required by Press, and is normally configured with an 80 MByte disk for font storage and spooling.  ... 
doi:10.1145/12178.12186 fatcat:v3iah6m5z5ehfec4hcmgbcpkd4

Computer Hardware Basics [chapter]

2002 The CAD Guidebook  
To create a new data partition: Right-Click on "MY COMPUTER" and select Manage  From the Computer Management menu, select Disk ManagementDisk Management will graphically display the hard drive, right-click  ...  Creating partitions using XP Disk Manager -After XP has completed the installation, right click on My Computer and select Manage to open the Computer Manager.  ...  Large hard drives can be ___________ to more effectively manage the drive space. 2. The Microsoft file system that supports a high level of security is _____ 3.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9780203911037.ch2 fatcat:j4aue3ll3zbqznqh4whyedp76a

Disk system architectures for high performance computing

R.H. Katz, G.A. Gibson, D.A. Patterson
1989 Proceedings of the IEEE  
A number of hardware and software approaches such as parallel read-out disks, expanded storage (for example, solid-state disks), and disk striping, have been used to increase //O bandwidth and thus narrow  ...  In addition, new developments driven by advances in smalldiameter (5.25-in and 3.5-in) disk drives, promise very high 110 bandwidth if large numbers of devices can be organized into arrays of disks.  ...  CPUs are connected to HSCs (hierarchical storage controllers) through a dual CI (computer interconnect) bus. Thirty-one hosts and 31 HSCs can be connected to a CI.  ... 
doi:10.1109/5.48827 fatcat:dkl7mekauve7nblajgnhb53opm

Design for scalability in enterprise SSDs

Arash Tavakkol, Mohammad Arjomand, Hamid Sarbazi-Azad
2014 Proceedings of the 23rd international conference on Parallel architectures and compilation - PACT '14  
Solid State Drives (SSDs) have recently emerged as a high speed random access alternative to classical magnetic disks.  ...  Recently, HLNAND proposed a scalable architecture which is built upon a unique daisy-ring architecture [46] or hierarchical ring topology [20] .  ...  For instance, HLNAND introduced a fully-packetized command and address format to enable connecting flash chips to the controller through a daisy-ring topology [46] or hierarchical ring topology [20]  ... 
doi:10.1145/2628071.2628098 dblp:conf/IEEEpact/TavakkolAS14 fatcat:sszdx6zo25ha5pbuycrcejwwhm

Towards Federated Service Discovery and Identity Management in Collaborative Data and Compute Cloud Infrastructures

Shiraz Memon, Jensen Jens, Elbers Willem, Helmut Neukirchen, Matthias Book, Morris Riedel
2018 Journal of Grid Computing  
"Towards federated service discovery and identity management in collaborative data and compute cloud infrastructures.  ...  To this end, we look at and compare how the infrastructures build their service federations (trust, service status, information systems), and how they manage users (identities, authentication, and authorisation  ...  VOMS is the Virtual Organization Membership Service, an attribute authority [2] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-018-9445-3 fatcat:piypxizqs5f63aieak4sgzvytq

The application of Hadoop in Structural Bioinformatics [article]

Jamie Alnasir, Hugh Shanahan
2018 bioRxiv   pre-print
I/O due to multiple nodes utilising a shared VHD (Virtual Hard-Disk), and for vertical scaling this was due to an increase in processes on the same node (due to higher specification of each node), resulting  ...  It allows researchers to describe analysis tasks, daisy-chain tasks into workflows, and utilise advanced features such as parallelization [8] .  ... 
doi:10.1101/376467 fatcat:3qoeg4h77rfarn5a2gneg3xmhe

Development of open platform humanoid robot DARwIn-OP

Inyong Ha, Yusuke Tamura, Hajime Asama
2013 Advanced Robotics  
These sensors interface with DARwIn-OP with the same communication and power line shared by the actuators, while maintaining the daisy chain configuration.  ...  The external ports The software aspect of DARwIn-OP has been built with a hierarchical framework considering modularity and independency.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01691864.2012.754079 fatcat:mgmggcxt4vhrdhgrr4rgxp7yee
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