SRB

Storage Resource Broker, San Diego Supercomputer Centre. Free to academic users.

NOTE: To the best of our knowledge, this project is no longer active.  Please let us know if you have more current information!

Functionality: 

Mass Storage Interface with metafile catalogue. The SDSC Storage Resource Broker is client-server middleware that provides a uniform interface for connecting to heterogeneous data resources over a network and accessing replicated data sets. SRB, in conjunction with the Metadata Catalog (MCAT), provides a way to access data sets and resources based on their attributes and/or logical names rather than their names or physical locations. Suitable for data centres for maintaining a large datastore. Also has a Metadata Catalogue (MCAT) to allow searches using a browsing tool, which is available for Windows and Linux.