Frankfurt Cloud is a research project for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) technology at Goethe University Frankfurt. In late 2010 a prototype infrastructure became available and the GSIs Scientific Computing department has been invited to use this facility in order to run applications from the HEP community. This opportunity allows to gain more… (More)
The software architecture and development consideration for open metadata extraction and processing framework are outlined. Special attention is paid to the aspects of reliability and fault tolerance. Grid infrastructure is shown as useful backend for general-purpose task.