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Title: A Workflow-based Intelligent Network Data Movement Advisor with End-to-end Performance Optimization

Next-generation eScience applications often generate large amounts of simulation, experimental, or observational data that must be shared and managed by collaborative organizations. Advanced networking technologies and services have been rapidly developed and deployed to facilitate such massive data transfer. However, these technologies and services have not been fully utilized mainly because their use typically requires significant domain knowledge and in many cases application users are even not aware of their existence. By leveraging the functionalities of an existing Network-Aware Data Movement Advisor (NADMA) utility, we propose a new Workflow-based Intelligent Network Data Movement Advisor (WINDMA) with end-to-end performance optimization for this DOE funded project. This WINDMA system integrates three major components: resource discovery, data movement, and status monitoring, and supports the sharing of common data movement workflows through account and database management. This system provides a web interface and interacts with existing data/space management and discovery services such as Storage Resource Management, transport methods such as GridFTP and GlobusOnline, and network resource provisioning brokers such as ION and OSCARS. We demonstrate the efficacy of the proposed transport-support workflow system in several use cases based on its implementation and deployment in DOE wide-area networks.
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale, IL (United States)
  2. Univ. of Memphis, TN (United States)
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Technical Report
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Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale, IL (United States)
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USDOE SC Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (SC-21)
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United States
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; High Performance Networking; Massive Data Movement; Network-aware Advisor