Data Management Software Inventory

This page lists the data management software components of the gLite middleware stack.

It briefly describes each component and provides a link to more detailed information.

Services

Component name Brief description Link Status
LFC (LHC File Catalog) A secure file and replica catalog mapping logical file names to physical replicas of the file. Supports full POSIX namespace with secure Grid access. Both central file catalog and local file catalog modes are supported. https://uimon.cern.ch/twiki/bin/view/LCG/LfcGeneralDescription In production at over 60 sites for around 60 VOs.
FTS (File Transfer Service) A fabric service providing a reliable high-rate file transfer infrastructure; the focus is upon control and manageability of the transfers for the site managers and VO managers. https://twiki.cern.ch/twiki/bin/view/LCG/FtsRelease15 In production at multiple Regional Centres and CERN for all LHC VOs
DPM (Disk Pool Manager) A lightwieght Storage Resource Manager (SRM) designed to fulfil the storage requirements of Tier-2 sites. The focus is upon ease of configuration and service management. https://uimon.cern.ch/twiki/bin/view/LCG/DpmGeneralDescription In production at multiple Tier-2 sites
Hydra A service providing secure storage of encryption keys; focus is upon secure storage of the keys and audit. https://twiki.cern.ch/twiki/bin/view/EGEE/DMEDS In pre-production for Biomedical VO
AMGA A metadata catalog service providing replicated instances for high availability http://project-arda-dev.web.cern.ch/project-arda-dev/metadata/ In pre-production for Biomedical VO

Command line tools and libraries

Component name Brief description Link Status
GFAL library An application utility library providing POSIX-like access to Grid storage resources and access to grid catalog information   In production on all User Interface nodes and Worker Nodes. Used by many VOs and their applications.
lcg-utils A command-line tool providing Storage functions and synchronous replica management functions (copy, delete, register)   In production on all User Interface nodes and Worker Nodes. Used by many VOs.
General CLI tools All services come with a set of general command-line tools. Both user-level and service management functions are provided. http://glite.web.cern.ch/glite/documentation/default.asp In production on all User Interface nodes and Worker Nodes. Used by many VOs.


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