:: Session 25: Day 8: Time 11:00 to
Distributed Data Management – Systems and Architectures
11:00 Managing and Exploiting Metadata
Categories, sources and uses of metadata.
Integrated or independent metadata storage and use.
Systems and experience in the use of metadata.
Anticipation of a metadata driven future.
11:30 Data Management and Computation
Principal methods exploited by Condor to provision jobs with data
and collect results.
Data handling in workflows – explicit versus implicit strategies
– identification, extraction, movement, reservation and
Consistency and recovery.
12:00 Use cases for Distributed Data Management
The Data Management use cases driving the OGSA-Data working group
The OGSA and NextGRID.data architectures.
- Distributed Structured Data Management: Introduction, Principles & Foundations [ppt
Professor Malcolm Atkinson PhD, FBCS, FRSE
Malcolm Atkinson is the Director of the National e-Science
Centre and the e-Science Institute. He is the UK e-Science Envoy
and plays a leading role in OMII-UK, and is on the advisory
boards of GOSC, NCeSS, Baltic Grid and GEON. He leads training
and education in the two EU-funded projects EGEE and ICEAGE
project, International Collaboration to Extend and Advance Grid
Education. These two projects have organised the ISSGC06. He
is a member of the Global Grid Forum Steering Group and Data
Area Director for GGF.
He began his career in computing in 1966. He has worked at
seven universities: Glasgow, Pennsylvania, Edinburgh, UEA, Cambridge,
Rangoon and Lancaster; and for two companies: Sun Microsystems
(at SunLabs in California) and O2 (an Object-Oriented DB company
in its early years in Versailles). He led the development of
the Department of Computing Science in Glasgow and is now Professor
of e-Science in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.
He has more than 130 publications. He has taken leading roles
in national strategic research and infrastructure committees.