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Title: HEP Software Foundation Community White Paper Working Group – Conditions Data

Abstract

To produce the best physics results, high energy physics experiments require access to calibration and other non-event data during event data processing. These conditions data are typically stored in databases that provide versioning functionality, allowing physicists to make improvements while simultaneously guaranteeing the reproducibility of their results. With the increased complexity of modern experiments, and the evolution of computing models that demand large scale access to conditions data, the solutions for managing this access have evolved over time. In this white paper we give an overview of the conditions data access problem, present convergence on a common solution and present some considerations for the future.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [3];  [5];  [6];  [7];  [8]
  1. Stefan Inst., Ljubljana
  2. CERN
  3. Fermilab
  4. IRFU, Saclay
  5. Orsay, LAL
  6. Princeton U.
  7. Brookhaven
  8. PNL, Richland
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1527431
Report Number(s):
arXiv:1901.05429; FERMILAB-PUB-19-044-CD
1714020
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
TBD
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: TBD
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Bracko, Marko, Clemencic, Marco, Dykstra, Dave, Formica, Andrea, Govi, Giacomo, Jouvin, Michel, Lange, David, Laycock, Paul, and Wood, Lynn. HEP Software Foundation Community White Paper Working Group – Conditions Data. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Bracko, Marko, Clemencic, Marco, Dykstra, Dave, Formica, Andrea, Govi, Giacomo, Jouvin, Michel, Lange, David, Laycock, Paul, & Wood, Lynn. HEP Software Foundation Community White Paper Working Group – Conditions Data. United States.
Bracko, Marko, Clemencic, Marco, Dykstra, Dave, Formica, Andrea, Govi, Giacomo, Jouvin, Michel, Lange, David, Laycock, Paul, and Wood, Lynn. Wed . "HEP Software Foundation Community White Paper Working Group – Conditions Data". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1527431.
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abstractNote = {To produce the best physics results, high energy physics experiments require access to calibration and other non-event data during event data processing. These conditions data are typically stored in databases that provide versioning functionality, allowing physicists to make improvements while simultaneously guaranteeing the reproducibility of their results. With the increased complexity of modern experiments, and the evolution of computing models that demand large scale access to conditions data, the solutions for managing this access have evolved over time. In this white paper we give an overview of the conditions data access problem, present convergence on a common solution and present some considerations for the future.},
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