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20051107:Setting up an IDD/LDM server

Hi Damian,

Comments in text....

Jeff Weber                                    address@hidden        :
Unidata Program Center                        PH:303-497-8676        :
University Corp for Atmospheric Research      3300 Mitchell Ln       :
http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/staff/jweber      Boulder,Co 80307-3000  :

On Mon, 7 Nov 2005, Unidata Support wrote:

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> >To: address@hidden
> >cc: Carlos Maltzahn <address@hidden>
> >From: Damian Eads <address@hidden>
> >Subject: Setting up an IDD/LDM server
> >Organization: UCAR/Unidata
> >Keywords: 200511070850.jA78oj7s000449
> Good morning,
> I am a graduate student working for the Storage Systems Research Center
> (SSRC) at UCSC. I am interested in the possibility of setting up an IDD
> server to gather workload data from UNIDATA data feeds to study the
> performance of some new filesystems we are developing.


> We are not typical consumers of data. Our group is interested in
> gathering these workloads for systems studies. Initially, we would like
> to start out with a low-volume feed.

Low volume in number of products, or low volume regarding bandwidth?

 Do I need to setup a dedicated LDM
> server for this purpose,

If you desire to ingest the data locally, then yes.

 or can I use a feed from another institution,
> perhaps from UCLA or UC-Davis?

You could "feed" from UCLA or UC-Davis if they are willing, or I can find
another host for you.

 Would a Linux development workstation
> work?

Yes, we have systems running on FC4.

 I think talking over the phone about this would be best to work
> out the details.

We use phone as a "last resort" as nobody else can benefit from the
exchange, but if needed we can "do phone"...

> Thank you very much!
> Best Regards,
> Damian Eads
> --------------------------------------
> Damian Eads              Ph.D. Student
> Jack Baskin School of Engineering
> University of California at Santa Cruz
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