At University of Chicago, we are working on designing and implementing a
storage solution that addresses the criteria you describe below. It is still in
very early stage but we will be happy to work with you and get your
On Aug 11, 2011, at 9:44 AM, Dave Walton wrote:
> Dear Galaxy developers,
> Our institution is trying solve our storage problem (we need lots,
> especially for NGS data, and someone needs to fund it). What we would like
> to be able to do, is based on some criteria control in what location a file
> gets written to disk.
> This criteria could be an individual user, a role or group they belong to,
> or a project the file is associated with.
> What we'd like to know are the following 3 things:
> 1) Is anyone already working on something like this?
> 2) Are there other institutions that would be interested in this type of
> 3) If we were to attempt to implement this ourselves, would anyone be
> interested in giving us some input with respect to how to implement and how
> to make it generic enough to meet the needs of most institutions? If we're
> going to do it, we'll need to be able to produce an estimate of what the
> effort would be like so that we could get institutional funding to develop
> the functionality.
> Thanks for any input you can provide.
> Dave Walton
> Computational Sciences
> The Jackson Laboratory
> Bar Harbor, Maine
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Ravi K Madduri
The Globus Alliance | Argonne National Laboratory | University of Chicago
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