The iREAD (iRODS Evaluation and Demonstrator) Project:
Funded by JISC: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/einfrastructure/iread.aspx
All documentation, experiences, results and demonstrations are available on the public website see http://www.wrg.york.ac.uk/iread
Demonstration of searching available for all at http:// www.wrg.york.ac.uk/iread and on the White Rose Grid stand at 3:00 pm.
Only part of the iREAD work is reported in this presentation.
iRODS ™ - the Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System iRODS (DICE group at UNC Chapel Hill, University of California, San Diego. Enhancement of Storage Request Broker (SRB). http:// www.irods.org
iRODS overview Virtual file system (layer over existing data and meta data) Meta data (iCAT) User iRODS System Disk, tape, etc. iRODS Server Disk, tape, etc. iRODS Server Distributed Enhancement over SRB: Rules and micro–service (within each server) can be used to automatically process data, make copies on other servers, enforce access controls, etc.