Use Cases

EGI DataHub Use Cases

An overview of the use cases and possible deployment scenarios of the EGI DataHub.

Transparent data access

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  • Clients use one ore more providers to access data
  • Data can be accessed over multiple protocols

Federation of service providers

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  • Heterogeneous backend storage
  • Common interfaces (Web, REST, POSIX, CDMI)
  • Common AAI with Check-in
  • Discovery of Datasets in the EGI DataHub

Smart caching

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  • Site A hosts data and computing resources
  • Site B hosts only data
  • Site X uses data from A and B without pre-staging
  • Pre-staging can also be done using APIs
  • Data is accessed locally “à la” POSIX with FUSE

Publication of datasets

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  • PID minting
  • Publishing, discovery and access to datasets

Integrating DataHub and EGI Notebooks

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Last modified October 31, 2020 by Gianni Dalla Torre : Datahub patch 1 (#120)