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Performance and Stability of the Chelonia Storage Cloud [article]

Jon K. Nilsen, Salman Toor, Zsombor Nagy, Bjarte Mohn, Alex L. Read
2010 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper we present the Chelonia storage cloud middleware.  ...  We present results of tests in both local-area and wide-area networks that demonstrate the fault-tolerance, stability and scalability of Chelonia.  ...  Additionally, we would like to thank UPPMAX, NIIF and USIT for providing resources for running the storage tests.  ... 
arXiv:1002.0712v1 fatcat:3rkhgzxemrap7dvkgxihgr4dp4

Performance and Stability of the Chelonia Storage System

Salman Zubair TOOR, Jon Kerr Nilsen, Zsombor Nagy, Bjarte Mohn, Alexander Lincoln Read
2012 Proceedings of The International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2012 — PoS(ISGC 2012)   unpublished
The similarities to and differences between Chelonia and several wellknown grid-and cloud-based storage solutions are commented.  ...  In this paper we present results of tests in both local-area and wide-area networks that demonstrate the fault-tolerance, stability and scalability of Chelonia.  ...  In this paper we have presented the stability and performance of the Chelonia storage system [4, 16] .  ... 
doi:10.22323/1.153.0009 fatcat:qxhg4tvjfvd2rbwphixw466am4

Chelonia: A self-healing, replicated storage system

Jon Kerr Nilsen, Salman Toor, Zsombor Nagy, Alex Read
2011 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
storage needs, and of corporate business communities gravitating towards the cloud paradigm.  ...  wide-area networks that demonstrate the fault tolerance, stability and scalability of Chelonia will be presented.  ...  Systematic tests concerning stability and performance have been undertaken, both on local and wide-area networks and have shown promising results (for further details, see [6] ).  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/331/6/062019 fatcat:oezfmn6twbgfjproj62dnjfd64

The next-generation ARC middleware

O. Appleton, D. Cameron, J. Cernak, P. Dóbé, M. Ellert, T. Frågåt, M. Grønager, D. Johansson, J. Jönemo, J. Kleist, M. Kočan, A. Konstantinov (+22 others)
2010 Annales des télécommunications  
The Advanced Resource Connector (ARC) is a light-weight, non-intrusive, simple yet powerful Grid middleware capable of connecting highly heterogeneous computing and storage resources.  ...  The KnowARC project developed the next-generation ARC middleware, implemented as Web Services with the aim of standard-compliant interoperability.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported in part by the Information Society and Technologies Activity of the European Commission through the work of the KnowARC project (Contract No.: 032691).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12243-010-0210-2 fatcat:6est3snla5bz7drbnuzziesi5i

The Finding of No Significant Impact [chapter]

2001 Managing and Preparing Environmental Assessments  
The stabilized launch cloud moves downwind and disperses with time.  ...  Model calculations predicted that the centroid of the launch cloud would stabilize at a height of 747 meters.  ...  Assuming none of this waste was recyclable, this amount would represent approximately 0.13 percent of the current solid waste disposed at the Brevard County Landfill from Cape Canaveral AS of 1,986 tons  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420032437.ch9 fatcat:6ykdzh3hpnhtpktin54z7w5mxe

Memorias del 1er Simposio de Investigación & Conservación Galápagos GSC-DPNG / 1st Galapagos Conservation & Research Symposium GSC-DPNG

Juan Pablo Muñoz-Pérez, Sofía Tacle
2020 Archivos Académicos USFQ  
ECOPATH results are a series of indicators of ecosystem stability and stress.  ...  isotope analysis of cloud water interception, surface water, and plant xylem water.  ... 
doi:10.18272/archivosacademicos.vi6.1474 fatcat:6bacwcqktjefbg7picg22xtism

CLOUD COMPUTING 2010 Committee CLOUD COMPUTING Advisory Chairs CLOUD COMPUTING 2010 Technical Program Committee

Cloud Computing Spain, Wolfgang Gentzsch, Deisa Eu Project, Ogf Board Of Directors Of, Germany Teemu Kanstren, Vtt, Finland Koschel, Fachhochschule Hannover
2010 Editors Ali Beklen   unpublished
We hope that CLOUD COMPUTING 2010 was a successful international forum for the exchange of ideas and results between academia and industry and for the promotion of progress in the areas of cloud computing  ...  We also kindly thank all the authors who dedicated much of their time and efforts to contribute to CLOUD COMPUTING 2010.  ...  We argue that cloud computing values generated through networking of IT, services, organizations and their interests.  ... 

How the Geomagnetic Field Influences Life on Earth – An Integrated Approach to Geomagnetobiology

Weronika Erdmann, Hanna Kmita, Jakub Z. Kosicki, Łukasz Kaczmarek
2021 Origins of life and evolution of the biosphere  
This review analyses data on the influence of the GMF on different aspects of life and it also presents current knowledge in the area.  ...  The influence of the GMF may also be an important factor determining both survival of terrestrial organisms outside Earth and the emergence of life on other planets.  ...  This phenomenon results in the formation of ice structures in clouds.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11084-021-09612-5 pmid:34363564 fatcat:we23btmcovayrnufm6ruhycz3a

Assessing Effects of Sediment Delivery to Coral Reefs: A Caribbean Watershed Perspective

Caroline S. Rogers, Carlos E. Ramos-Scharrón
2022 Frontiers in Marine Science  
With a better understanding of erosion and the pathways of sediment discharge to nearshore reefs, there is the increased potential for management interventions.  ...  Here we present an overview of the effects of terrestrial sediments on corals and coral reefs, with recent advances in approaches to watershed assessment relevant to the delivery of sediments to these  ...  A., Boulon, R., and Tallevast, T. L. (1992). Abundance and growth patterns of Chelonia mydas in Culebra, Puerto Rico. J.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.773968 fatcat:z2ovvuk6pvfd5fd5ualqxqroky

Unpacking the cognitive map: The parallel map theory of hippocampal function

Lucia F. Jacobs, Françoise Schenk
2003 Psychological review  
Such parallel function may explain paradoxes of spatial learning, such as learning after partial hippocampal lesions, taxonomic and sex differences in spatial learning, and the function of hippocampal  ...  Because the component maps work in parallel, the impairment of one can reveal residual learning by the other.  ...  The solid triangle represents a visual beacon, the smaller shaded cloud in the lower left represents a source of odorant, and the larger shaded cloud represents allocentric space that is mapped by the  ... 
doi:10.1037/0033-295x.110.2.285 pmid:12747525 fatcat:ofe3jkjr5fcsvg2lov3g5frxne

The capabilities of Sentinel-MSI (2A/2B) and Landsat-OLI (8/9) in seagrass and algae species differentiation using spectral reflectance

Abderrazak Bannari, Thamer Salim Ali, Asma Abahussain
2022 Ocean Science (OS)  
The results of spectral and CRRS analyses highlighted the importance of the blue, green, and near-infrared (NIR) wavelengths for seagrass and algae detection and likely discrimination based on hyperspectral  ...  Afterward, the spectra were resampled and convolved in the solar-reflective spectral bands of MSI and OLI sensors and converted into water vegetation indices (WVIs) to investigate the potential of red,  ...  1.360-1.390 µm) for the detection of cirrus clouds.  ... 
doi:10.5194/os-18-361-2022 fatcat:kkfjwnsivzepvgxrvk3mbb4fj4


1979 American Zoologist  
Electron microscopic immunocytochemical techniques employing the peroxidase-antiperoxidase (PAP) procedure demonstrated the presence of immunoreactive GTH and LH-RH in specific cells of the pituitary of  ...  Reactions were localized in gonadotrops and in certain cells of the pars intermedia when antiserum to the beta subunit of carp(Cyprinus carpio) GTH or to synthetic LH-RH was used, while antiserum to the  ...  Sperm storage tubules are embedded in the wall of the utero-vaginal transition and are formed by the folding and fusion of the oviducal epithelium.  ... 
doi:10.1093/icb/19.3.851 fatcat:grn2f22ovbbmnokmbs4vgpyszi

Abstracts of Scientific Presentations 2018 AALAS National Meeting Baltimore, Maryland

2018 Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science  
In early 2016, several of our animal care technicians came up with the idea of training the beagles with some basic commands in order to help the techs better perform their husbandry duties.  ...  We began with a small pool of 10 dogs, the worst offenders of these behaviors, and created a plan using a clicker and target training to teach the dogs to move on command and to hold still when the door  ...  These results support the implementation of a handling program to improve the welfare of rats at our institution without risking major alterations in GM, and the role of GM in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's  ... 
pmid:30236173 pmcid:PMC6159684 fatcat:bd5btuaf7zaevde3hds36zze2e

Conference program and abstracts. International Biogeography Society 6th Biennial Meeting – 9-13 January 2013, Miami, Florida, USA

Joaquín Hortal, Karen Faller, Kenneth Feeley, Richard Field, Catherine Graham, François Guilhaumon, Daniel Gavin
2012 Frontiers of Biogeography  
The geography of divergence and disparity: how landscapes help understand the decoupling of genetic structure and phenotypic diversity. 43A Assembly of plant communities in climate space Benjamin Blonder  ...  Sloat 1,3 , Bill Piel 3,15 , Nathan Kraft 3,16 , Jens-Christian Svenning 3,17 , Naia Morueta-Holme 3,17 , Nick Spensor 3,18 , Susan Wiser 3,18 , Jeff Ott 3,7 , Barbara Dobrin 1,3 , Sandy Andelman 3,19 and  ...  Precipitation will fall when cloud particles achieve sufficient mass to overcome updraft winds and when the clouds have sufficient vertical extent to facilitate the growth of these particles.  ... 
doi:10.21425/f5fbg15702 fatcat:lwyauz5kbvcwbmimvei4iota3a

Investigating the potential impacts of climate change on a marine turtle population

2007 Global Change Biology  
shoreline stability and stormtides, design features of the proposed structure, and the potential impacts of the proposed structure.  ...  beach and dune system, alter the natural coastal currents, or stabilize the mouths of inlets."  ...  Anything less amounts to the State of Florida abdicating its public trust duty to manage and preserve Florida's beaches for the good of all its citizens.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01320.x fatcat:kyqbq2trmfhvpgeddpak5bsmue
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