Bringing High-Performance Networking to HEP Users [article]

N Pezzi, Y Li, S Dallison, R E Hughes-Jones
In a collaboration between the BaBar experiment and the UK e-Science network project, Managed Bandwidth -Next Generation, MB-NG, we demonstrated how the new TCP/IP transport protocol stacks could be used to achieve high performance data transport in a real HEP experiment. This paper reports on investigations of the performance of these TCP stacks and their use with data transfer applications such as GridFTP, bbftp, bbcp and Apache. End-host performance was also examined in order to determine
more » ... der to determine the effects of the Network Interface Card, NIC, the PCI bus, and the disk and RAID subsystems.
doi:10.5170/cern-2005-002.1304 fatcat:mjwlckn4anepvgllggey4nim4e