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—Big science data necessitates the requirement to incorporate state-of-the-art technologies and processes into science workflows. When transferring " big data " , the network infrastructure connects sites for storage, analysis and data transfer. A component that is often overlooked within the network is a robust measurement and testing infrastructure that(More)
Significant requirements for a large digital preservation system are the system scalability, its ability to store and service heterogeneous digital holdings, and the evolvability over time of both the technologies comprising the system and the data formats in its storage. The use of information technology by the government, business corporations, academic(More)
The Archive for the Earth Observing Systems (EOS) Project reflects the scale of the project itself. Its data holdings over all the Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs) are projected to exceed two Petabytes by the year 2002. This paper describes the experience and results of the integration and tuning process for the hardware and Commercial Off The(More)
The growing use of digital records in organizations creates a challenge of preservation and archival of these records. The entities dealing with the care and keeping of digital records include governmental organizations at the local and national level that must retain evidence of policy and administration, history-oriented institutions that keep cultural(More)
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's recordkeeper. NARA is a public trust that safeguards the records of the American people, ensuring the accountability and credibility of their national institutions, while documenting their national experience. Today NARA holds an estimated 4 billion records nationwide. The Archives(More)
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