Here’s where SDSC expertise comes in and pulls the pieces together.
Data Grid Technology
The preservation of CwH content is based on using data grid technology to manage
The Storage Resource
Broker (SRB) is used as the preservation repository.
A central metadata catalog (MCAT) manages preservation
metadata for each video file.
dedicated MCAT instance called UCTVStudioArchive was set up.
Two additional logical storage resources were
registered to store digital video replicas on SAMQfs (uctv-fs1) and HPSS (hpss-sdsc).
Also, SRB client software and Kepler
scientific workflow software were installed on the eMac machine at UCTV.
Finally, a grid brick (srbbrick7) with 300GB
of disk space was configured for the DIGARCH project.