Cumulus: an open source storage cloud for science

  title={Cumulus: an open source storage cloud for science},
  author={John Bresnahan and Kate Keahey and David LaBissoniere and Tim Freeman},
  booktitle={ScienceCloud '11},
Amazon's S3 protocol has emerged as the de facto interface for storage in the commercial data cloud. However, it is closed source and unavailable to the numerous science data centers all over the country. Just as Amazon's Simple Storage Service (S3) provides reliable data cloud access to commercial users, scientific data centers must provide their users with a similar level of service. Ideally scientific data centers could allow the use of the same clients and protocols that have proven… CONTINUE READING
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