CernVM Related Activities II
- Gerardo Ganis (CERN)
- Jakob Blomer (CERN)
- Catalin Condurache (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))
A data federation is a cooperating set of storage resources transparently accessible across a wide area network via a common namespace. These are often implemented through a redirector hierarchy - clients query a centralized endpoint for a given file; this redirector locates an available storage resource, then redirects the client to the remote resource.
Data federations are an...