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The Ultralight project: the network as an integrated and managed resource for data-intensive science

Newman, Harvey and Bunn, Julian and Legrand, Iosif and Low, Steven and Nae, Dan and Ravot, Sylvain and Steenberg, Conrad and Su, Xun and Thomas, Michael and van Lingen, Frank and Xia, Yang and Cavanaugh, Richard and McKee, Shawn (2005) The Ultralight project: the network as an integrated and managed resource for data-intensive science. Computing in Science & Engineering, 7 (6). pp. 38-47. ISSN 1521-9615.

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Looks at the UltraLight project which treats the network interconnecting globally distributed data sets as a dynamic, configurable, and closely monitored resource to construct a next-generation system that can meet the high-energy physics community's data-processing, distribution, access, and analysis needs.

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Additional Information:© 2005 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Posted online: 2005-10-31 This work is partly supported by US Department of Energy grants DE-FC02-01ER25459, DE-FG03-92-ER40701, and DE-AC02-76CH03000 as part of the Particle Physics DataGrid project and DE-FG02-04ER-25613 as part of Lambda Station; US National Science Foundation grants ANI-0230967, PHY-0218937, PHY-0122557, PHY-0427110, ANI-0113425, ANI-0230967, and EIA-0303620; US Army Research Office grants DAAD19-02-1-0283 and F49620-03-1-0119; and US Air Force Office of Scientific Research grant F49620-03-1-0119. We also acknowledge Cisco’s generous support. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and don’t necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Energy or the NSF.
Subject Keywords:Distributed Systems, Network Monitoring, Network Protocols, Physics
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