Physics Detector Simulation Facility (PDSF) Architecture/Utilization

  • B. Scipioni


The current systems architecture for the SSCL’s Physics Detector Simulation Facility (PDSF) is presented. Systems analysis data is presented and discussed. In particular, these data disclose the effectiveness of utilization of the facility for meeting the needs of physics computing, especially as concerns parallel architecture and processing. Detailed design plans for the highly networked, symmetric, parallel, UNIX workstation-based facility are given and discussed in light of the design philosophy. Included are network, CPU, disk, router, concentrator, tape, user and job capacities and throughput.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Scipioni
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  1. 1.Physics Computing DepartmentSuperconducting Super Collider LaboratoryDallasUSA

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