Managing Large Volumes of Distributed Scientific Data

  • Steven Johnston
  • Hans Fangohr
  • Simon J. Cox
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5103)


The ability to store large volumes of data is increasing faster than processing power. Some existing data management methods often result in data loss, inaccessibility or repetition of scientific simulations. We propose a framework which promotes collaboration and simplifies data management. We propose an implementation independent framework to promote collaboration and data management across a distributed environment. The framework features are demonstrated using a .NET Framework implementation called the Storage and Processing Framework.


File Object Model Data management database 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Johnston
    • 1
  • Hans Fangohr
    • 1
  • Simon J. Cox
    • 1
  1. 1.Southampton Regional e-Science CentreUniversity of SouthamptonUnited Kingdom

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