Dot Hill's Storage Systems Help Map The Universe At Fermilab

2/26/2002 - Dot Hill Systems Corp., (NYSE: HIL) a leading provider of storage networking solutions, today announced that its SANnet® 4000 series storage system is being used for data analysis in conjunction with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory. For this data-intensive project, the SANnet is used in a Linux environment with Sistina's Global File System (GFS) and Device Memory Export Protocol (DMEP), which Dot Hill co-authored. This storage configuration provides high-speed access to data gathered from digital images of the sky to build a catalog of clusters of galaxies, and ultimately a 3-D map of the universe.

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