HPSS Data Archive
The High Performance Storage System (HPSS) is a flexible, scalable, policy-based Hierarchical Storage Management product developed by the HPSS Collaboration. It provides scalable hierarchical storage management (HSM), archive, and file system services using cluster, LAN and SAN technologies to aggregate the capacity and performance of many computers, disks, disk systems, tape drives and tape libraries. It has been used at NERSC for archival storage since 1998.
NERSC has embarked on a two-year archival data transfer project from its former home in Oakland, Calif. to two new tape libraries in Berkeley Lab's Shyh Wang Hall. Read More »