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Title: Data Management, the Victorian era child of the 21st century

Abstract

Do you remember when a gigabyte disk drive was “a lot” of storage in that by-gone age of the 20th century? Still in our first decade of the 21st century, major supercomputer sites now speak of storage in terms of petabytes, 1015 bytes, or six orders of magnitude increase in capacity over a gigabyte! Unlike our archaic “big” disk drive where all the data was in one place, HPC storage is now distributed across many machines and even across the Internet. Collaborative research engages many scientists who need to find and use each others data, preferably in an automated fashion, which complicates an already muddled problem.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
915689
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-53343
TRN: US200816%%26
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Scientific Computing, 24(4):12; Journal Volume: 24; Journal Issue: 4
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; MEMORY DEVICES; CAPACITY; INTERNET; SUPERCOMPUTERS; DATA PROCESSING

Citation Formats

Farber, Rob. Data Management, the Victorian era child of the 21st century. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Farber, Rob. Data Management, the Victorian era child of the 21st century. United States.
Farber, Rob. Fri . "Data Management, the Victorian era child of the 21st century". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {Do you remember when a gigabyte disk drive was “a lot” of storage in that by-gone age of the 20th century? Still in our first decade of the 21st century, major supercomputer sites now speak of storage in terms of petabytes, 1015 bytes, or six orders of magnitude increase in capacity over a gigabyte! Unlike our archaic “big” disk drive where all the data was in one place, HPC storage is now distributed across many machines and even across the Internet. Collaborative research engages many scientists who need to find and use each others data, preferably in an automated fashion, which complicates an already muddled problem.},
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journal = {Scientific Computing, 24(4):12},
number = 4,
volume = 24,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Mar 30 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Fri Mar 30 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}