The PacCAF Grid portal for the CDF experiment

  • Suen Hou
Conference paper


Distributed computing for the CDF experiment has been developed and is evolving towards shared resources on the computing Grid. Dedicated CAFs (CDF Analysis Farm) were constructed on Condor pools with a suit of services for user authentication, software distribution, and network connection to worker nodes.With the Condor Glide-in mechanism, the CAFs are extended to using dynamic worker pools collected from the Grid. The PacCAF (Pacific CAF) is the Glide CAF thus built to provide a single point portal to LCG (LHC ComputingGrid) and OSG (Open Science Grid) sites in the Pacific Asia region. We discuss the implementation and service as a late-binding solution towards Grid computing.


Grid Computing Pacific Asia Region Work Node Grid Site Open Science Grid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suen Hou
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  1. 1.Academia SinicaTaipeiTaiwan

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