Jefferson Lab > CIO > IR
Privacy and Security Notice

Publications

Publication Information

Title Building the International Lattice Data Grid
Authors Mark Beckett, Paul Coddington, Balint Joo, Christopher Maynard, Dirk Pleiter, Osamu Tatebe, Tomoteru Yoshie
JLAB number JLAB-IT-11-05
LANL number (None)
Other number DOE/OR/23177-1875
Document Type(s) (Journal Article) 
Associated with EIC: No
Supported by Jefferson Lab LDRD Funding: No
 

Journal
Compiled for Computer Physics Communication
Volume 182
Issue 6
Page(s) 1208-1214
Refereed
Publication Abstract: We present the International Lattice Data Grid (ILDG), a loosely federated grid-of-grids for sharing data from Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics (LQCD) simulations. The ILDG comprises of metadata, file-format and web-service standards, which can be used to wrap regional data-grid interfaces, allowing seamless access to catalogues and data in a diverse set of collaborating regional grids. We discuss the technological underpinnings of the ILDG, primarily the metadata and the middleware, and offer a critique of its various aspects with the hindsight of the design work and the two years of production.
Experiment Numbers: other
Group: Scientific Computing
Document:
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2011.01.027
Accepted Manuscript:
Supporting Documents:
Supporting Datasets: