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BaBar (big computing)

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 12:38:39 -0300 (CLST)

The BaBar detector was built at SLAC to study the millions of B mesons
produced by the PEP-II storage ring - http://www.slac.stanford.edu/BFROOT/

The BaBar Database System provides data persistency for the BaBar project.
The system acts as an interface between about 5 million lines of custom
written C++ code and a commercial Object Oriented Database System
(Objectivity/DB), all running on 2000 CPUs and 100 servers.  This database
is arguably the largest in the world: as of Tue Jan 13 00:01:11 2004, over
895.0 TB has been stored in 847149 files -
http://www.slac.stanford.edu/BFROOT/www/Public/Computing/Databases/index.shtml

Documentation - http://www.slac.stanford.edu/BFROOT/www/doc/

Computing chapter of technical design report -
http://www.slac.stanford.edu/BFROOT/www/doc/TDR/tdr_ch11_computing.ps.gz
(this doesn't display correctly for me on RH9 - I think I have a flaky gs
installed).

From Rafael

Andrew

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